From time to time, I have a conversation on this blog (titled “The Dialogue”) with Nina Pirrotti, a prominent labor & employment attorney representing employees in the New Haven area.

With all of us now working from home for the foreseeable future, Nina and I thought we’d bring back this recurring feature — with a

For employers, there are a lot of things within your control. You can control how to discipline an employee and when to take certain steps including termination. You can control how much severance you offer that employee and whether to offer severance at all. 

But there is one thing that employers can’t control that can

A fascinating article yesterday in Law.com entitled "Are Social Networking Sites Discoverable?" is well-worth a read to any company involved in litigating against former or even current employees.

While the authors write in the context of a product liability case, the premise and subject is equally applicable to claims involving employees as well as the