Employer & HR Social Media Firing - Reporting Mandates & Terminating Employment For Online Conduct

Webinar Description, Agenda & Trainer Profile :
It is extremely difficult to navigate through the many legal landmines with so much ambiguity around what an Employer/HR can and cannot do when an employee posts an e-mail, or comments on social media regarding your workplace culture or functioning. It is difficult for employers to draw the line between what your employees can say on social media platforms. Employees who can be very vocal on the social media platform about internal employer policies and strategies. There are many legal issues employers need to understand about what they can do and there are many laws that govern what you cannot do. This conference will provide you with the essentials on what you should know prior to terminating an employee for what they say or post on Facebook or other social media.  It will also help you better understand what you need to include in your social media policy to protect your organization from liability. 

Here is what will be discussed during this session :

  • What's allowed and what isn't when it comes to use of social media by employees & employer
  • Action you can take and what actions to avoid when you need to terminate employees for what they say on social media sites like Facebook, Twitter etc
  • Recent activity the NLRB has taken targeting employers who terminate employees for social media site posts
  • Overview of the recent cases on what is lawful and unlawful regarding social media and your employees
  • Summary of other laws that prohibit terminations for lawful off-duty conduct
  • Understanding of what actually constitutes lawful off-duty conduct
  • Monitoring Productivity of Workers Through Software and Internet
  • Risks From Employee Leaks of IP and Trade Secrets
  • Best Practices to protect your organization from these legal issues
  • Recommendations for best practices when drafting your Social Media Policy
  • How to Avoid Legal Liability When Drafting your Social Media Policy
  • FAQs and Examples

About The Trainer : Joe Aitchison is HRComTraK Managing Principal and Senior Client Advisor. He provides Business & HR client advisory services and HR out-source services nationally.  He is a Human Resource professional with thirty years business management and HR consulting experience.  In addition to working with General Industry clients, he provides services to  multi plant International Tier I Automotive Manufacturing, Hospitality & Gaming, Retail and Food Processing Industries as well as legal, health care, benefit brokers and third party administrators. Mr. Aitchison is recognized as a leader in human resources and has obtained a lifetime certification as a senior professional in human resource management, SHRM – Senior Certified Professional and Healthcare Reform Specialist by the Healthcare Reform Center & Policy Institute. Mr. Aitchison has served on several for profit and not for profit boards.

Webinar Information
Pre Recorded Webinar
Tuesday, March 26, 2024
11 : 00 AM | EST
Joe Aitchison
90 minutes
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