Labor and Employment Law Issues Related to Social Networking

Published 9 months ago by TRAINHR on HUMAN RESOURCES 120 Views







Overview:



Employers who use social media will find that they may be violating
rules under the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA),
regulations from the Federal Trade commission, the Genetic Information
Nondiscrimination Act, the National Labor Relations Act, the Health
Insurance and Portability Act, and state security requirements, and many
other laws.




Disciplining employees for their comments on social media can be a
minefield. Not disciplining employees for their comments on social media
can be a minefield. What is an employer to do?



Courts and administrative agencies are finally handing down decisions
that address these legal concerts. The decisions are specific to social
media, including variations by industry. This webinar will cover all of
the legal issues and the decisions being made, and how to make sure your
policies, actions, are in compliance.



Areas Covered in the Session:
  • Identification of social media
  • Why social networking has become the human resource professional's latest friend
  • Why social networking has become the human resource professional's latest enemy
  • The National Labor Relations Board's position on disciplining employees for statement made on social networking sites
  • The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority's position on social networking
  • The Federal Trade Commission's guidelines regarding businesses using social media for endorsement purposes
  • What GINA says about social networking and obtaining employees' genetic information
  • When employee statements can violate HIPAA.
  • When can a human resource professional use information on social networking sites in conducting background checks
  • What policies you should consider to protect your company from inappropriate comments on social networking sites
  • How to protect your company's reputation from the disgruntled ex-employee who takes to social networking sites for revenge



Who Will Benefit:
  • Human Resource Professionals
  • Business Owners
  • Risk Managers
  • Those responsible for compliance with Sarbanes Oxley

















Susan Fahey Desmond is a Principal in the New
Orleans, Louisiana, office of Jackson Lewis P.C which has offices in 59
cities across the country. She has been representing management in the
area of labor and employment law since her graduation from the
University of Tennessee School Of Law. Susan is a frequent speaker and
author on a number of labor and employment issues.

Event link :    http://www.trainhr.com/control/w_product/~product_id=701761LIVE/?channel=researcherbook_july_2017_SEO




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