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Labor and Employment Law Issues Related to Social Networking - Webinar

  • ID: 4061804
  • Webinar
  • 90 Minutes
  • NetZealous LLC
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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
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  • Susan Fahey Desmond Susan Fahey Desmond,


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  • Human Resource Professionals
  • Business Owners
  • Risk Managers
  • Those Responsible for Compliance with Sarbanes Oxley
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