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Can They Fire You For Putting That on Facebook? A Guide to Lawful Social Media Policies and Practices *In-Person at D.C. Bar*

Date(s):
February 21, 2019
Description:
Credit: 3.0 Credit Hours

Description: People constantly use social media for both personal and work-related purposes. Employers and employees alike must be mindful of how on-duty and off-duty use of social media can have consequences in the workplace. Employers must also take care to craft social media use policies that do not violate the legal rights of their employees. This fast-paced class covers recent examples of what happens when employers take action against employees based on social media posts and what happens when social media policies are not legally compliant. Our experienced and knowledgeable faculty will cover:

• When it is unlawful to terminate an employee based on their social media posts
• What to include in a social media use policy
• What never to include in a social media use policy
• Recent court decisions and National Labor Relation Board decisions on the legality of social media
  use policies and practices

Course materials include sample provisions and policies, as well as case summaries

Faculty: Diane A. Seltzer Torre, The Seltzer Law Firm (Course Chair); Julienne W. Bramesco, Labor Counsel, U.S. Postal Service
 
Fee: $89 D.C. Bar Community Members; $99 D.C. Bar Members; $109 Government Attorneys; $129 Others
 
The D.C. Bar CLE Program now offers discounted group registration rates! For more information, contact Alana Hyman at AHyman@dcbar.org or 202-780-2804.
 
 
 
 
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Diane Seltzer Torre, The Seltzer Law Firm

Julienne Bramesco, Labor Counsel, United States Postal Service