Author Archives: Lori Higuera

Lori Higuera

About Lori Higuera

Lori Higuera is a director in Fennemore Craig’s litigation section, regularly providing counsel to employers on personnel policies, restrictive covenants, employee disability issues, drug/alcohol testing, and wage and hour issues. She has significant experience defending employers against allegations of unfair labor practices, employment discrimination, breach of contract, wrongful discharge and employment-related torts. Higuera can be reached at lhiguera@fclaw.com.

Social Media Series: Employers Have To Be Diligent About Not Violating Employees’ Rights When It Comes To Social Media

Social Media rights

This article is part of an ongoing series about social media in the workplace. We’re interested in your feedback/questions, so please comment and the authors may address your issue in their next article. Tweet from Uncle Sam: Let your employees talk about their working conditions through social media — or else! Social media can get… Read More →

Social Media Series: Prohibiting Employees’ Use Of Social Media At Work

Banning Social Media
May 6, 2011 by in Featured | Legal | Tech | Workforce

This article is part of an on-going, social media series. Because the law still is evolving, many employers are fearful of disciplining and terminating their employees for conduct on social networking sites. While this apprehension is understandable, it need not paralyze employers from protecting their legitimate business interests with an appropriate social networking policy. Recently,… Read More →

Social Media Series: Is “Friending” Your Work Colleagues A Good Idea?

Friending Co-Workers
April 22, 2011 by in Featured | Legal | Tech | Workforce

This article is part of an on-going, social media series. Any good comedian knows you must tailor the joke for the crowd. The same approach is true in the work environment. A supervisor might comment on a football team cheerleading squad in different ways to his bar buddies than he would to a subordinate at… Read More →

Social Media Series: Using Social Media In Hiring And Firing Employees

Social Media Employment
April 8, 2011 by in Featured | Legal | Tech | Workforce

This article is part of an on-going, social media series. With an estimated 34,000 Google searches every second, the Internet is most assuredly a source of information for employers when making hiring and firing decisions. Given the inevitable use of the Internet to make these decisions, there are a number of questions that employers should… Read More →