This month’s Business Bytes highlights side hussles, employees’ social media and new class action targets.
Don’t Let Your Side Hussle Sideline You. As one of the owners of a business, your side job or employment outside of that business could pose problems or create conflicts. Disclose, disclaim and document are some of the ways to avoid them. READ MORE.
Dilemma of Employees on Social Media. While a recent case found an employer not liable for terminating an employee when the employee’s conduct on social media clashed with the employer’s policies and could damage its reputation, it heightened the risks to employers of wrongful or discriminatory discharge for employee’s social media usage. READ MORE.
New Class Action Targets. Most professionals are predicting a large wave of class action lawsuits against businesses as a result of data breaches that include disclosure of private personal information (PPI), so shore up your data protection. READ MORE.