Aimee Delaney Discusses How Employers Should Deal with Employee Online Politcal Rants

May 3, 2016

Aimee E. Delaney, a Chicago-based partner in the Labor & Employment group at Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, was quoted in the article "What Employers Should Know As Election Spurs Online Rants," published by Law360 on May 3, 2016.

The article analyzes how Americans are sharing their opinions about the presidential election and how employers should be prepared to guard against legal issues that could result from missteps in workers' online political venting. Ms Delaney discuses this issue stating, "You get this a lot where some kind of post catches wind in the workplace, and now put a hotly contested election on top of it, [g]iven employee freedoms with social media, employers have to tread carefully."

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Aimee Delaney concentrates her practice in the area of labor and employment.  She regularly counsels employers on all aspects of the employment relationship to assist human resources professionals, management and in-house counsel on matters spanning from hire through termination, misclassification issues, employee misconduct and other disciplinary matters. 

Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP is a U.S. based law firm with offices in 11 states and London. The firm's national reputation spans the insurance industry, the professional services sector—including representation of law firms and lawyers—and other highly regulated industries, such as banking and finance and the debt collection sector. Hinshaw also provides a series of closely coordinated litigation, business advisory and transactional services to clients of all sizes as well as governmental and public sector entities.