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Social Media Policies: Legal Dos & Don'ts In Determining Termination


Webinar Recording

Recording Price: $199.00

(Includes Proprietary Materials)

Negative or offensive social media posts are creating a new set of problems for employers. How can you offset the reputational damage these posts can cause without violating the rights of your employees? And where does the NLRB stand on these issues? Join us for this live 60-minute webinar where you will discover:

  • How to create a social media policy that protects you from a lawsuit
  • Employee privacy vs. office policy: Ensure compliance with federal laws
  • Laws protecting individuals' privacy: What you need to know
  • What actions can you lawfully take to terminate an employee

Program Highlights

  • Maintain a Strong Social Media Policy: Workplace Protection Vs Employee Privacy

    • Keys to communicate an effective online & social media policy
    • Off-duty conduct laws: Enforcing workplace policies outside of work
    • Disciplinary actions: Warnings, write ups or immediately fired
  • Protections & Posting Precedent: Avoid Legal Risk for Your Organization

    • Monitoring employee social media use: What's fair game & what's not
    • The NLRB & social media: Do labor laws protect employees' posts?
    • Rights under the 1st amendment: Posts protected by freedom of speech
  • Firing Without Fear: What You Need to Know to Stay Out of Court

    • Firing the employee: Critical steps to avoid liability
    • Avoid legal repercussions: How to avoid post-termination lawsuits
    • Examine key case studies and recent action taken by the NLRB
  • Live Question & Answer Session - Have your questions answered by the expert!

About The Speaker

Michael C. Jacobson is an attorney, writer and presenter focusing on employee terminations, internal investigations and workers' compensation. He is currently the Legal Editor for the Organizational Exit and Investigations and Litigation sections of XpertHR, an online information and guidance resource for HR professionals and employers.

  • Michael also acts as a Product Demonstrator for XpertHR and speaks regularly to HR and business audiences either in-person at business conferences or via webinar.
  • Prior to joining XpertHR, Michael worked as an attorney in Manhattan for six years where he defended employers and healthcare providers against wrongful termination, discrimination, medical malpractice and general liability claims.
  • Michael obtained his JD from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, where he was the Notes and Comments Editor for the Cardozo Public Law, Policy and Ethics Journal.

Program Benefits

Join us for this 60-minute webinar to discover your rights as an employer when it comes to termination due to social media misuse.