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Judith A. Williams-Killackey quoted in article “Tavern Can’t Fire Workers Over Facebook ‘Likes,’ Appeals Court Affirms”

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Judith A. Williams-Killackey, a labor and employment partner at the law firm Quarles & Brady, mentioned some practical lessons employers may take away from the opinion.

“The 2nd Circuit’s decision reemphasizes the importance of avoiding the use of vague statements in policies,” she said.

Additionally, employers should not simply state that an Internet or blogging policy is not intended to violate employees’ rights and expect that to uphold the scrutiny of the NLRB, she said.