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Though public employees tend to enjoy greater protections that private sector employees, their personal activities posted online can cost them their jobs.  On January 11, 2013, the California Commission on Professional Competence issued an influential ruling upholding the termination of an adult actress turned teacher.  The three-judge panel issued a 46-page decision denying the Stacie

An issue that often arises is an employee, upon terminating his or her employment, attempting to solicit his former employer’s customers. An employee can plan to go into competition with his employer and may even take active steps to do so while still employed. However, an employee may not use his employer’s confidential information to