Winthrop & Weinstine, P.A., employment law attorney Megan M. Ruwe
has written an article on avoiding liability during the hiring process when researching potential employees on the Internet, and during their time as employees of the company. The article appears in the September 22, 2010, edition of ipFrontline
, a leading intellectual property and technology online magazine.
In her article, “Technology & the Law,” Megan discusses anti-discrimination laws, privacy rights, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, off-duty conduct, and other topics in relation to technology and social networks that may leave an employer open to liability.
About Megan M. Ruwe
Megan has experience representing and counseling employers regarding various aspects of federal and state employment laws. She has also represented employers in proceedings concerning these matters in federal and state courts. Megan frequently speaks and writes about social media and what it means for employers and employees, and uses her insights to conduct trainings for employers regarding these issues and other risks to employers associated with employee use of technology in the workplace.