First Thursday, August 2019

Will gives (yet another) warning about potential dangers posed by social media for public safety employees. He gives several recent examples of law enforcement, corrections and fire protection employees who have lost their jobs over controversial social media posts.

Cases covered this month:

‘Exploding’ Offers Can Be Bad-Faith Bargaining, City of Arcadia (2019) PERB Decision No. 2648-M (Cal. PERB 2019).

No Privacy Rights To Flash Drive Plugged Into Employer’s Computer, Edwards v. State of Florida, 2019 WL 2607376 (Fla. App. 2019).

Not Against Public Policy To Reinstate Dishonest Corrections Officer, Monroe County Correctional Facility v. Teamsters Local 773, 2019 WL 2587689 (Penn. Cmwlth. 2019).