Monthly Archives: October 2010

Social Media Advisor – That’s Why They Call It A Trend

A “trend” is generally defined as a general course, drift or prevailing tendency.   In the battle between the potential privacy rights of a social networking site user and the desire of a lawsuit party to have full access to the

Tagged with: , , , , , , ,
Posted in blog, Employment, Facebook, MySpace, York

Social Media Advisor – Background Checks The New-Fashioned Way

In increasing numbers, employers are looking at credit histories to make employment-related decisions.   A recent study by the Society for Human Resource Management found that as many as 60% of its members had consulted credit reports of applicants and current

Tagged with: , , , , ,
Posted in advisor, blog, Employment, FCRA, York

Social Media Advisor – When The Agency Comes Knock-, Knock-, Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door

The government is seeing the benefits of social media too.    Recently, the Department of Homeland Security revealed that United States immigration agents were being trained on how to use social networking sites to detect visa and other immigration fraud.   The

Tagged with: , , , , , , ,
Posted in advisor, blog, DOL, Employment, government, investigations, IRS, York

Social Media Advisor – Facebook As A Religious Sanctuary For Your Employees

If an employee came to you and said that he can’t comply with your company’s dress code because he belonged to the Church of Body Modification, what would you say?   You may need to rethink that. I don’t watch ABC’s

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in advisor, blog, Body, Church, codes, Employment, Modification, religion, religious, View, York

Social Media Advisor – If You Can Run, You Still Can’t Hide

Another court has issued a decision that continues one social media trend:   Despite what the terms of conditions may say for an employee’s social networking site, and despite what the employee’s own expectations may be, the “private” postings of an

Tagged with: , , , , ,
Posted in advisor, blog, Employment, FCRA, York
Subscribe To Our Posts

Email:

Categories
Cozen O’Connor Blogs