The Media Law Resource Center has released the 2008 edition of its survey of defamation and privacy law in the workplace, including a chapter on Massachusetts employment defamation law authored by Robert A. Bertsche of Prince Lobel Tye LLP.
Updated and published annually, Employment Libel and Privacy is an easy-to-use compendium of the law used by journalists, lawyers, judges and law schools nationwide. Each state’s chapter, prepared by experts in that jurisdiction, is presented in a uniform outline format.
Employment Libel and Privacy Law provides comprehensive information on the law in all 50 states, the U.S. territories and the District of Columbia.
TOPICS INCLUDE: Publication • Compelled Self-Publication • Fault Standards • Damages • Recurring Fact Patterns • Privileges and Defenses • Procedural Issues • Employer Testing of Employees • Searches • Monitoring of Employees • Activities Outside the Workplace • Records • Negligent Hiring • Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress • Interference with Economic Advantage • Prima Facie Tort