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Posts, Tweets, and Statuses — Oh My! Social Media in the Modern Workplace (HRM853A)

Presented by: Gregory A. Hearing, Esq.
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Pre Recorded Webinar
60 minutes
  •  Wed, August 26, 2015
Event Description
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Review the Strategies That Will Allow Your Company to Minimize Legal Risks While Maximizing the Benefits of Social Media in Your Workplace

Social media is everywhere, including the workplace.  It has many positive uses, but what if an employee divulges confidential information on social media sites?

Join nationally renowned speaker Gregory A. Hearing in this presentation to learn about a host of social media-related topics, including recent rulings by the National Labor Relations Board on social media, and social media in workplace investigations. He will shed light on issues related with social media in the context of harassment/retaliation/discrimination claims.

Additionally, Gregory will also talk about the First Amendment, Fourth Amendment, and other social media protections; discovery issues surrounding social media; and effective use of social media in litigation.

Get answers to questions such as:

  • Can employers prohibit employees from using social media during and after work hours?
  • What do employers do when an employee is posting disparaging comments about the employer?
  • What rights do employees really have in their use of social media?
  • Can I use social media in making hiring and firing decisions?
  • Should I consider social media as part of employee investigations?
  • What do I do in response to an employee harassing another employee via social media?
  • What impact will the use of social media have on my chances to win a lawsuit?

Session highlights:

  • Understand the risks presented by employees' use of social media
  • Learn how the National Labor Relations Board reviews social media
  • Gain insight into employees' rights surrounding social media
  • Become familiar with recent case law throughout the country concerning social media
  • Learn how to use social media to gain litigation advantages

Who should attend

  • Directors and managers of businesses
  • Human resources professionals
  • EEO/ADA coordinators and compliance managers
  • Risk management officers
  • Attorneys representing employers
About Our Speaker(s)

Gregory A. Hearing | Employment Law SpeakerGregory A. Hearing Esq.
Gregory A. Hearing is the Managing Partner with the management labor and employment law firm of Thompson, Sizemore, Gonzalez & Hearing, P.A. He has practiced management labor and employment law for his entire career. He is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of the South where he graduated magna cum laude in 19... More info

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