Video Replay:
 
To Tweet or not to Tweet?
 
Can Employers Legally Restrict Employee Social Media Activity?
 
Weds., Feb. 22 from 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
 
Bar & Foundation Center
 
 
CLE Credit:    
1.0 General Hour

Fees:
$75 Attorney Rate
$35 Paralegal Rate
 
Location:
Bar & Foundation Center
2850 Zebulon Ave.
Charlotte, NC 28208
 
Special Info:    
11:30 a.m.: Registration 
12 p.m. – 1 p.m.  CLE Training + Lunch
 
Program & Speaker:
Over the past decade, new technologies have raised concerns for employers over the impact of their employees’ social media postings on the workplace as well as their public images.  Courts and federal agencies continue to struggle to apply existing legal concepts to these new methods of communication.  
This seminar will include explanations of:
 
Employers’ rights to monitor and restrict employee social media use 
Public employers’ additional obligations under the First Amendment
Changing National Labor Relations Board restrictions on social media policies
Drafting effective and compliant social media policies
Promoting appropriate employee social media use
 
Jonathan Crotty has been a successful counselor and problem solver for large and small employers in the Carolinas and beyond for over 20 years. He heads Parker Poe’s Employment and Benefits practice group and represents employers in all aspects of the employment relationship, from hiring to discharge.
 
Mr. Crotty provides guidance to employers as they navigate the complex array of laws and regulations applicable to the employment relationship, including employment discrimination laws, OSHA compliance, FMLA, and wage and hour matters. If employers face legal or administrative claims resulting from their employees and employment practices, he defends and resolves those disputes in line with the client’s goals and expectations.

 
Registration:
Fax: 704/333-6209
Mail: 2850 Zebulon Avenue, Charlotte, NC 28208
 
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