This QuickCounsel is intended to assist counsel and human resource professionals in quickly understanding the basic concepts of social media employment issues.
Addresses the dangerous power that Kasky threatens to unleash on the business community and suggests how you, as in-house counsel, can stem the tide of this unwarranted expansion and help protect your company from having to defend against a meritless but costly lawsuit.
Check out this 2014 Apex, Excel and Communicator Award-winning article! The standard “no comment” response to a media frenzy surrounding pending litigation is an approach that some legal counsel have opted out of in favor of more detailed disclosure. Such an approach addresses not only the media, but also other company constituencies who are impacted by the negative attention. This article details how to create a platform for proactive responses.