Friday, April 10, 2009


Yay! I’m number 71, alphabetically, on the Delaware Employment Law Blog’s list of the top 100 employment law blogs. Seriously, this list is a great resource if you are looking for more employment law information. Take a few minutes to add a few of my blogging colleagues to your feed reader. If you don’t know what a feed reader is, Problogger has a very good explanation. Then, add my feed also.

This week brings us some thoughts on social networking in the workplace. Rob Radcliff at Smooth Transitions gives some ideas on appropriate social networking policies. Nolo’s Employment Law Blog reminds everyone to behave on spring break lest embarrassing pictures end up online. Molly DiBianca at the Delaware Employment Law Blog has some thoughts on whether Facebook makes employees more productive.

The Trade Secrets Blog reports that the Ohio Supreme Court will decide whether standardized tests qualify as a school district’s trade secrets.

Alaska Employment Law itemizes ways plaintiffs can prove pretext in discrimination cases.

ScotusBlog analyzes the Supreme Court’s opinion in 14 Penn Plaza, LLC v. Pyett, which held that mandatory arbitration clauses in collective bargaining agreements can cover statutory discrimination claims.

Michael Maslanka’s Work Matters, on how to handle violent employees.

Michael Fox at Jottings By An Employer’s Lawyer looks at a 1st Circuit case holding that a mother of triplets was entitled to a jury trial on her sex discrimination claim based on her employer’s stereotyping of working moms.

Finally, the EFCA Report (PDF download) has put together an excellent white paper on what lies ahead for the EFCA in Congress.

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