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WHAT IS A “BOYD” POLICY? WHAT DOES IT DO AND DO I NEED ONE?

Flat illustration of modern business meetingBOYD stands for “bring your own device”, an increasing trend in today’s business allowing employees to use their own devices to work, whether in the office, on the go, or at home. Often employers allow employees to access their company email accounts or client contact information on the employee’s own personal mobile device. Without a p...
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EMPLOYERS GIVE THE RIGHT TO REQUEST ACCESS TO EMPLOYEE’S SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNTS IN SOME INSTANCES

3x3On January 1, 2014, an amendment to the Right to Privacy in the Workplace Act went into effect that grants employers authority to seek access to employee’s social media accounts when the information being sought is related to a professional account. Previously, employers were prohibited from seeking any information relating to its employee’s social media accounts, whether that a...
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WHEN IS HEALTH CARE POWER OF ATTORNEY NEEDED?

6931012_sMany people were shocked to learn that legendary comic Joan Rivers had suffered cardiac arrest during a medical procedure and fell incapacitated. According to Communities Digital News, the 82-year-old had previously appointed her daughter, Melissa, as her health care power of attorney. Melissa Rivers made the difficult decision to end her Joan’s life support in accordance wi...
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