Drafting Workplace Social Media Policies: Protecting Employer Interests, Avoiding NLRB Enforcement Action
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will guide employment counsel in drafting and implementing effective workplace social media policies that will withstand NLRB scrutiny and minimize liability risks. The panel will discuss the most recent NLRB decisions and litigation addressing social media use in the workplace and explain the components of a well drafted social media policy.
- Review of latest NLRB enforcement actions on social media policies
- Review of latest court decisions
- Use of social media websites for applicant screening and employee monitoring
- Components of a well-drafted social media policy
The panel will discuss these and other key issues:
- What types of social media activities are protected by the NLRB?
- Which social media policies have attracted the NLRB’s attention?
- How can companies legally respond to employee social media posts that harass or defame others—or disparage the employer?
- How can employers avoid liability for the content of employee posts, including those that aren’t company sponsored?
Daniel P. Murphy
Constangy Brooks Smith & Prophete
Mr. Murphy is an experienced labor attorney who practices in the firm's e-Law and Labor Relations Practice Groups,... | Read More
Mr. Murphy is an experienced labor attorney who practices in the firm's e-Law and Labor Relations Practice Groups, helping employers navigate the complex landscape of the digital workplace. He has conducted numerous training programs and seminars for members of upper, middle and front line management on a variety of subjects including employee motivation, evaluation and discipline, documentation of employee conduct, and managing in a collective bargaining environment. Mr. Murphy has spoken in Europe, Canada and the U.S. on labor and employment issues.Close
Mr. Nestor represents employers in litigation proceedings in state and federal court, in arbitration, and before... | Read More
Mr. Nestor represents employers in litigation proceedings in state and federal court, in arbitration, and before administrative agencies on a broad range of employment issues, including discrimination, sexual harassment, retaliation, wrongful discharge, defamation, wage and hour, trade secret misappropriation, and unfair competition claims. He represents employers in individual, multi-party and class action employment litigation.Close