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The Journal of Employment and Labor Law is the official publication of the Employment and Labor Law Section of the Academy of Legal Studies in Business.  The editorial mission is to provide accurate and authoritative information and commentary on statutory, regulatory, and jurisprudential developments in employment and labor law, in a form that is practical and readily usable by management professionals, students, teachers, researchers, and writers in the fields of employment and labor law, and to encourage and facilitate research and writing about issues at the developing edge of these fields.


Submissions to the Journal of Employment and Labor Law are reviewed on an ongoing basis. All submissions should comply with the Manuscript Guidelines and can be sent to the Journal’s Editor-in-Chief, Denise Smith, at dssmith3@eiu.edu


Volume 15, Spring 2014
Table of Contents
Editor's Corner- Denise Smith
Mediator Background, Style and Behavior: What You See and What You Get -
E. Patrick McDermott, Ruth Obar, and Michael R. Koval
Facebook’s “Like” – The First Amendment and Free Speech in the Workplace -
Paula C. O’Callaghan and Jerome D. O’Callaghan
In Search of UnderStanding: An Analysis of Thompson v. North American
Stainless, L.P. and the Expansion of Standing and Third-Party Retaliation Claims
Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, et. seq.
Brian K. Leonard
The Discoverability of Social Media -
Bonnie Roach




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