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Diane Seltzer Torre Nominated to Serve as DC Bar’s ABA Delegate. Read Her Full Candidate Statement Here.
DC Bar Members, please vote for me as your ABA Delegate in the 2019 District of Columbia Bar Election! Allow me to serve as your ABA Delegate so that I may help shape ABA policy with the best interests of DC Bar members in mind. As an attorney...read more
Many people panic at the idea that their former employers are saying terrible, nasty things about them to anyone who will listen — potential employers, members of the industry, and even internally to other employees. But in actuality, most employers are far too...read more
Twenty-Six States and Guam Now Have Laws Protecting Social Media and/or Internet Privacy Rights of Employees
Maryland was the first state in the country to do it. According to the National Conference of State Legislatures, as of January 2, 2018, twenty-six states in total, plus Guam, have joined Maryland in enacting laws protecting employees’ social media privacy rights...read more
An employee has a common law duty to serve her employer diligently and faithfully, to refrain from knowingly or willfully injuring the employer’s business, and to avoid any conflict between the employer’s interest and the employee’s self-interest. But what happens...read more
I’ve Been Fired - Now What?? What To Do When You Lose Your Job discusses several things you should consider immediately if you’ve been terminated. Diane Seltzer Torre outlines the many questions that arise after you learn that you have lost your job. Topics include...read more
Diane Seltzer appeared on Bloomberg Television’s BNA Insights Labor and Employment: Drafting Employment Contracts. https://youtu.be/Zctext_j-rM What employees and employers need to know when negotiating employment agreements.read more
“I Can’t Believe This Is Happening!” Why Losing a Job Is a Lot Like Ending a Relationship… …and Why I Believe You Will Survive Remember Mad Libs®? Let’s play for a minute. You go first. I thought everything was going smoothly with my _________________________ (noun)....read more
Happiness is not an automatic by-product of practicing law. Some lawyers do not enjoy the area of law in which they are practicing; some are unhappy with their compensation; some have clients who are aggravating; and some are working in firms that do not fit their...read more
Increasingly, employees are being asked to use their own, personally owned electronic devices — mobile smartphones, tablets, laptop computers — to do work for their employers. This is known as Bring Your Own Device or BYOD. Employees typically use their own devices...read more