Social Media and the Employer - The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

        
  
     
Legal Area:        Labor Employment
Total Credit Hours:        1.50
Ethics Credit Included:        0.25
Registration Fee:        $30.00
Course Materials:        textaudiovideo
Session END DATE:        01/31/2020
Information:        
  

** Available on-demand any time of day and in time increments convenient to you through Session End Date above **


This thorough and informative CLE program will cover the benefits and pitfalls of using social media to investigate employees/candidates. It will provide ways to determine when to discipline employees for statements made on social media platforms, as well as when to use social media posts as evidence in employment litigation. Notable recent cases involving social media in the employment context will also be reviewed. This course features streaming video and audio (as well as downloadable MP3 audio) presentations from a live CLE seminar by the Houston Bar Association (HBA) on October 12, 2018.



Some of the subjects for this course include:


  • Benefits and Pitfalls Of Using Social Media Information In Hiring & Discipline

  • Recommendations Re: Use Of Social Media Information In Hiring Process

  • Employer Liability: Direct Evidence Of Discrimination

  • Employer Liability: Co-Worker and Supervisor Harassment

  • Disciplining Employees For Social Media Statements

  • Limits On Employer Discipline For Social Media Activity (Pre- and Post- Boeing)

  • California Lawful Activities Law

  • Colorado Lawful Activities Law

  • New York Lawful Activities Law

  • North Dakota Lawful Activities Law

  • Ethical Considerations For Counsel In Obtaining Social Media Evidence


  • Speakers:

    Hollie Reiminger, who is an attorney with the firm of Reed Smith LLP.  More information may be found on her firm's website.

    Laurence Stuart, who is an attorney with the firm of Stuart PC.  More information may be found on his firm's website.




    ACCREDITATION INFORMATION


    This course is approved for credit by the STATE BAR OF TEXAS (MCLE Provider #8238) and the STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA (MCLE Provider #8648). In addition, regular CLE credits for this course may also be available in a number of other states through CLE Reciprocity, such as FLORIDA. Please check with your State Bar regarding specific accreditation information.


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