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."

Read the full article "What Employers Should Know As Election Spurs Online Rants" on the Law360 website. Please note that a subscription may be required.

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. law firm with 450 attorneys located in 11 states and London. Founded in 1934, the firm has a national reputation for its insurance industry work, its representation of professionals and law firms, and its closely coordinated business advisory, transactional and litigation services. We serve clients ranging from emerging and middle-market businesses to Fortune 500 companies, as well as governmental and public sector clients.


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