|Sept. 20, 2018 | www.fisherphillips.com|
Forward-thinking businesses are using social media to further their recruiting efforts. They know that in order to communicate with Millennials, you have to speak their language. To that end, the latest social media platform to go public – Snapchat – provides what could be the perfect conduit for employers to reach this audience.
By now, most everyone has heard it from a friend who, heard it from a friend who, heard it from another about the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2016 decision in Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins. It is the case being cited across the country in privacy litigation cases – primarily data breach and Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) class actions – to determine whether those impacted by data breaches and other privacy violations have proper “standing” to bring their claim in court. Depending on the court of appeals claiming jurisdiction, both plaintiffs and defendants have used this decision to their advantage.
Every time a natural disaster hits, we learn of at least one person who tragically died of a heart attack when placed in a stressful or unusual situation. Sadly, we hear little about the hundreds of thousands of other deaths related to cardiac arrest that occur every year. The American Heart Association estimates there will be 350,000 sudden cardiac arrests this year, but that Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) could prevent 50,000 lost lives.