Privilege Protections for Media Strategies in Employee-Related Claims

Bloomberg BNA

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The 24-hour news cycle combined with the multitude of social-media sites, internet blogs, and similar non-traditional media outlets creates concerns for employers that go well beyond acute, crisis management concerns. The internet media can exploit issues in what employers would beforehand consider routine employee disputes that they would handle internally and confidentially. And to complicate matters, traditional media such as newspapers and local television stations peruse these sites for content they can repurpose and sensationalize for even larger audiences.

This article first appeared in Bloomberg BNA on June 29, 2016. (login required)