National Media Group Publishes Robert A. Bertsche’s Survey of Employment Defamation Law

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