RESULTS FOR CATEGORY: Megan Erickson
Jun. 21, 2012 – The Dickinson Law Newsroom, Social Networking Law Blog
The National Labor Relations Board Acting General Counsel has issued the third guidance document in the last ten months addressing social media activity by employees – one of the fastest developing areas of employment law.
Jan. 31, 2012 – The Dickinson Law Newsroom, Iowa Employer Law Blog
The Hosanna-Tabor opinion makes it clear a ministerial exception precludes discrimination lawsuits by ministers against religious employers. The biggest question that remains is who, exactly, will be considered a “minister” for purposes of the flexible rule?
Nov. 7, 2011 – Megan Erickson, Iowa Employer Law Blog
Employers with overnight shifts should be sure to pay their non-exempt employees for the extra hour they worked this weekend. Time cards showing only time clocked in and time clocked out may not reflect the actual hours worked when Daylight Savings Time ends.
Nov. 3, 2011 – The Dickinson Law Newsroom, Social Networking Law Blog
After setting up a fake Facebook profile for her ex, Dana Thornton finds herself fighting a fourth-degree identity theft charge in New Jersey courts. Thornton tried to get the case dismissed because the statute makes no mention of electronic communications. The judge didn’t buy the argument, and on Wednesday, ruled the case will go forward.
Aug. 2, 2011 – The Dickinson Law Newsroom, Social Networking Law Blog
Missouri has just passed a law prohibiting certain online communications between teachers and students. The Amy Hestir Student Protection Action aims to protect students from sexual abuse, but controvery surrounds a provision in the law reaching student and teacher social media usage and online activity.