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NLRB's Social Media Policy: What Employers Need to Know
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In light of recent cases such as Costco and Knauz, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued a memorandum that will help employers in drafting their company's social media policy. The memorandum and the decisions made by NLRB both suggest that the social media policy should take in consideration employees' free speech right and other regulations under National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). In this regard, companies should consider reviewing their policies in order to avoid pitfalls suggested by the guidance.

The Knowledge Group has assembled a team of experts who will help you understand the most important aspects of this issue. Going beyond the basic mechanics, our panel of experts will present their thoughts and opinions on how to best comply with NLRB’s Social Media Initiative. They will also present their findings on its possible impact on your business and will share their best practices in drafting and implementing your social media policy.

Course Level: Intermediate
Prerequisite: None
Method Of Presentation: Group-Based-Internet
Developer: The Knowledge Group, LLC
Recommended CLE/CPE Hours: 1.75 - 2.0
Advance Preparation: Print and review course materials
Course Code: 124406
Recording Fee: $299 (Please click here for details)

 

Featured Speakers for NLRB's Social Media Policy: What Employers Need to Know LIVE Webcast :


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M.J. Asensio, Partner,
Baker & Hostetler LLP

  • • Understanding the Costco & Knauz decisions
    • o What is “Protected” and “Concerted” activity?
  • • What does the future hold?
    • o The impact of Noel Canning
    • o Enforcement under the present General Counsel


Margaret Keane, Shareholder,
Littler Mendelson PC

Current Challenges in Drafting Social Media Policies
  • • Using disclaimers or curing language to make it clear that your policy does not relate to section 7 activity
  • • Protecting your confidential information and trade secrets without running afoul of NLRB restrictions on posting of confidential information
  • • Responding to the NLRB’s concerns about restrictions of the use of employer name or logo in social media postings
  • • When does social media monitoring cross the line into surveillance and unfair labor practices


Monica Velazquez, Partner,
Strasburger & Price, LLP

  • • The NLRB's shifting and restrictive position on social media policies; the three NLRB memos and counting;
  • • Does your social media policy allow you the flexibility to protect your company's confidential information?
  • • Can/should you discipline employees under your social media policy?
  • • Other social media practices to avoid as an employer -- such as social media background checks and "shoulder surfing" (asking employees to log in to Facebook and show posts before you hire them).




Baker & Hostetler LLP
M.J. Asensio
Partner
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Littler Mendelson PC
Margaret Keane
Shareholder
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Strasburger & Price, LLP
Monica Velazquez
Partner
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Who Should Attend?

- Human Resources Executives & Managers
- In-house Counsel
- Employment Law Attorneys
- Risk Officers and Administrators
- Chief Compliance Officers
- Chief Marketing Officers
- Data Security Professionals
- Marketing and Advertising Professionals
- IT lawyers
- Managers who oversee employees utilizing social media
- Other Related/Interested Professionals

Why Attend?

This is a must attend event for anyone interested in understanding NLRB’s decision and memorandum related to social media.

- Detailed guidance explained by the most qualified key leaders & experts
– Hear directly from experienced practitioners & thought leaders
- Interact directly with panel during Q&A

Join this live webcast by clicking the “Register” button below. Advanced registration is advised as space is limited. Significant discounts apply to early registrants.

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Disclaimer:
Please note, the event date is firm although it may be subject to change. Please click here for details.
The Knowledge Group, LLC is producing this event for information purposes only. We do not intend to provide or offer business advice. The contents of this event are based upon the opinions of our speakers. The Knowledge Congress does not warrant their accuracy and completeness. The statements made by them are based on their independent opinions and does not necessarily reflect that of The Knowledge Congress' views. In no event shall The Knowledge Congress be liable to any person or business entity for any special, direct, indirect, punitive, incidental or consequential damages as a result of any information gathered from this webcast.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


NLRB's Social Media Policy: What Employers Need to Know
LIVE Webcast
Speaker Firms:




BakerHostetler, one of the nation’s largest law firms, represents clients around the globe. With offices coast to coast and more than 800 lawyers, clients count on BakerHostetler to help them grow and protect their businesses in a complex business and regulatory environment.

BakerHostetler has five core practice groups: Litigation, Business, Employment, Intellectual Property and Tax. Within these groups are several large specialty practices, including antitrust, bankruptcy, health care, energy, middle market M&A, complex commercial litigation, data privacy and security, patent prosecution and international tax. Our attorneys have broad knowledge and experience in many industries, including energy, media, manufacturing, healthcare, financial services and insurance, consumer products, and hospitality.

At BakerHostetler we distinguish ourselves through our commitment to the highest standard of client care. By emphasizing an approach to service delivery as exacting as our legal work, we are determined to surpass our clients’ expectations.




Littler Mendelson is the world's largest labor and employment firm exclusively devoted to representing management. With over 950 attorneys and 56 offices throughout the U.S. and globally, Littler has extensive resources to address the needs of U.S.-based and multi-national clients from navigating domestic and international employment laws and labor relations issues to applying corporate policies worldwide. Established in 1942, the firm has litigated, mediated and negotiated some of the most influential employment law cases and labor contracts on record. For more information, visit www.littler.com




Since 1939, Strasburger has been recognized as one of the premier law firms in Texas, both in the courtroom and in the board room. Their wide-ranging areas of practice, office locations, and size allows the firm to handle the needs of start-ups, mid-sized and Fortune 500 companies, particularly those based in Texas. With experience in over 30 practice areas, Strasburger goes beyond providing comprehensive legal services. Their attorneys devote the time to learn the nuances and drivers of clients’ businesses, helping them identify and take advantage of new opportunities within their industries.




 

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