There appears to be a popular misconception that the only thing that needs to be done to have a copyright is to place the designation © or a notation that “All Rights Are Reserved” on materials for which copyright protection is sought. While that may be true—at least in part—one cannot sue under the federal Copyright Act for infringement unless the copyright is registered with the U.S. Copyright Office.
Lisa A. Lori
In the U.S., employment regulation and litigation have a significant impact on the way companies, including not-for-profit companies (NFPs) operate. Federal, state, and local laws govern just about every phase of employment, and NFPs must comply with these laws in the same way as for-profit companies.
The bottom line is what employees post on social media can impact your nonprofit in many ways. Here are some things to consider in our new social media world.