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personnel, human resources managers, and other professionals who
are struggling with the legal implications of social media across a
broad variety of topics. Working professionals and Bloomberg BNA
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to build a community of knowledge on this rapidly evolving topic.
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September 28, 2012
by Michael Loatman
A New Jersey assemblyman Sept. 27 introduced legislation to
include proper use of social media as a core curriculum topic for
students in sixth to eighth grades.
September 24, 2012
New Jersey lawmakers are closer to becoming the latest to
approve legislation aimed at reining in demands by employers or
educational institutions for social media passwords or
September 21, 2012
Lafe Solomon, acting general counsel
for the National Labor Relations Board, was the subject of an
investigation by the agency's inspector general, and it is possible
he may face further scrutiny by the Department of Justice. The IG
has said that Solomon reviewed Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s social media
policy while holding stock in the company.
September 7, 2012
Florida judges who use Facebook or
similar social networking sites may want to consider re-examining
their online friends.
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States Consider Barring Access to Students’ Social Media Accounts
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