I posted it on line can I be fired for that comment? Some employees depending in their position may have more rights than others as to what they post on line. Some employees based upon content may have more protection. Does the law distinguish between online vs offline conduct? How is cyberbullying view under the law? Training in this area may be the more effective way to reduce incidents of social media postings that harm employees and the reputations of businesses.
- How to discipline an employee for what they say or do on social media sites like Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter
- NLRB actions against employers who have terminated their employees for what they post on social media sites
- What potential problems you could face by the NLRB for firing an employee for a Facebook post
- How does the law view online activities when it comes to bullying or harassment
- How to protect your organization from these legal pitfalls
Analysis of state laws that prohibit terminations for lawful off-duty conduct
- State laws that may pose problems for you if you terminate an employee for a social media post, they made while off-duty.
- What legal issues the NLRB could allege based on your social media policy
- First Amendment rights of public employees
- Cyberbullying vs bullying are they the same
- Online harassment is the employer responsible
- How to create a legally compliant social media policy.
Best practices to protect your organization from these legal pitfalls.
Webinar: Can an Employee be Fired over a Social Media Posting? | When: Thursday, Aug 30 | 10:00 AM PDT | 01:00 PM EDT | Duration: 60 Minutes | Expert Trainer: Stuart Silverman
Stuart Silverman has been practicing law for almost 30 years and is the principal of the Law Offices of Stuart M. Silverman, P.A., located in Boca Raton, Florida. The emphasis of his practice is in the area of labor and employment law, and business and commercial litigation. Mr. Silverman has represented both private and public employers, as well as individual employees in a whole host of complex business disputes and employment settings at administrative levels, and state and federal trial and appellate courts. His extensive employment litigation experience includes claims under age, race, sex discrimination, wage and hour claims, whistleblower and retaliation claims, ADA and FMLA claims, public employee's claims, as well as disputes under employment contracts, non-compete agreements, trade secrets disputes, and partnership breakups. Mr. Silverman is a frequent speaker on his areas of practice.
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