As reported in Hunton & Williams’ Employment & Labor Perspectives blog, two unfair labor practice complaints recently issued by National Labor Relations Board regional offices in Buffalo and Chicago illustrate how closely the NLRB is scrutinizing employers’ termination decisions that are allegedly related to statements employees made on social media.

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In a pair of putative class action lawsuits filed against Twitter, Inc. and American Express Centurion Bank, plaintiffs claim the defendants violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act by sending a confirmation text message after processing an opt-out request.

Continue Reading Twitter and AmEx Lawsuits Highlight Gap Between Text Message Law and Industry Standards

An employee’s lawsuit in Illinois federal court alleges that her boss posted to her Facebook and Twitter accounts without her consent, claiming false endorsement under the Lanham Act, a violation of the Illinois Right of Publicity Act and misappropriation of likeness.

Continue Reading Employer May Be Liable for Impersonating Employee on Facebook and Twitter