Social Media Use by Municipalities: Developing and Enforcing Policies for Public Employees and Officials

A live 90-minute CLE video webinar with interactive Q&A


Tuesday, March 23, 2021

1:00pm-2:30pm EDT, 10:00am-11:30am PDT

or call 1-800-926-7926

This CLE webinar will examine unique legal issues for municipalities when developing and enforcing social media policies. The panel will review the latest legal developments, explore future trends, and highlight potential pitfalls.

Description

With the ubiquitous use of social media by local governments and their employees, developing and enforcing social media policies is critical for municipal counsel. These policies should apply to all government employees and contractors, as well as elected and appointed officials.

Legal issues that arise for municipal governments, officials, and employees using social media include First Amendment concerns, document retention questions, the potential for campaign improprieties, and employment law risks.

Listen as our authoritative panel examines the issues related to local governments' use of social media. The panel will discuss considerations and best practices when developing and enforcing social media policies.

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Outline

  1. Legal considerations for municipalities drafting social media policies
  2. Best practices for developing and enforcing social media policies

Benefits

The panel will review these and other key issues:

  • What are the legal challenges local governments face when developing and implementing social media policies?
  • What pitfalls should municipal attorneys consider when drafting and enforcing social media policies?
  • What are the recent legal developments and evolving trends concerning social media policies for municipalities?

Faculty

Makarious, Mina
Mina S. Makarious

Partner
Anderson & Kreiger

Mr. Makarious represents clients on municipal, airport, environmental, and construction matters. His airport work...  |  Read More

Rubel, Gina
Gina F. Rubel, Esq.

Founder and CEO
Furia Rubel Communications

Ms. Rubel is CEO of Furia Rubel Communications, Inc. (www.FuriaRubel.com), one of the nation’s leading legal and...  |  Read More

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