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Articles tagged with: lawsuits

Facebook Is Facing Firing Lawsuits

Firing of employees over things posted on social media platforms is the basis of dozens of lawsuits in the U.S. Many of these are included by the National Labor Relations Bureau.

It is still being argued whether or not employers can terminate employees from what they post on Facebook. A settlement in February between the NLRB and American Medical Response of Connecticut Inc.,was a lawsuit that took place because a woman made foul Facebook statuses about her employer. Also, there was an April case that NLRB settled out of court involved a claim of retaliation for Facebook comments about possible labor code violations by Build.com. This settlement seemed more favorable toward the terminated worker.

Apple Responds To Lodsys’s Lawsuit Threats

After waiting two weeks for a reply Apple has finally came back with a response for the threats against small app developers made by Lodsys. Lodsys is a small Texas company that it claims cover in-app purchasing. A letter was sent by Apple GC Bruce Sewell that says the app makers are already covered by the license Apple has taken to the four Lodsys patents.