Has the “Concert” Returned to the NLRB? Facebook Gripes Found Not to Be Protected

In Tasker Healthcare Group dba Skinsmart Dermatology, NLRB Div. of Advice, Case No. 04-CA–094222 (issued 5/8/13, released 5/17/13), the NLRB’s Division of Advice concluded that an employer did not commit an unfair labor practice when it fired an employee for profanity-filled comments she made about the Company in a private Facebook group message.

UK: The Latest Social Media Legal Updates

By | Socially Aware Blog | May 29, 2013
UK: The Latest Social Media Legal Updates

In our May 30, 2012 post on the Socially Aware blog—“Should We All Be Getting the Twitter “Jitters”? Be Careful What You Say Online (Particularly in the United Kingdom)”—we considered a variety of UK laws being used to regulate the content of tweets and other online messages. Since that post, there has been a series of legal developments affecting the regulation of social media in the UK

EA Sports Uses Tim Tebow

By | DuetsBlog | May 29, 2013
EA Sports Uses Tim Tebow

I’ve previously blogged about a pending lawsuit involving former college athletes (here and here) and whether they should get paid when universities and business partners use their likenesses.