Rising Tides: Dealing With Social Media in the Workplace

October 30, 2013
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
191 W. Nationwide Blvd., Suite 300
Recent and alarming research shows that three-out-of-every-four employees are accessing social media on their personal devices once a day, with 60% saying they check multiple times per day. These findings confirm what many HR pros already know: Employees are going to use social media at work, whether you approve of it or not.* And while employers should embrace social media as a useful resource, they must also be aware of the legal issues that can arise.

Join us at our next Labor & Employment Breakfast Briefing and learn more about handling social media in your workplace.
Dinsmore attorneys will take a practical look into the irreversible trend of using mobile devices, Twitter, Facebook and other social networking tools and their impact on the workplace, including hiring and firing decisions.

In this complimentary, 90-minute presentation, you’ll gain a better understanding of:
   • The use of social networking sites in the employment context
   • The risks involved when using social networking sites for employment decisions, including privacy and discrimination concerns as well as contextual deficiencies
   • The danger of unfair labor practice charges 
   • The National Labor Relations Board’s position regarding employee speech on social media sites, including some lessons learned from controversial “Facebook firings”
   • Best practices to address the workplace problems that new technologies create, and provide tips for avoiding legal liability

Our Breakfast Briefings are popular events, so seating is limited.
Register by October 23 to reserve your space.

Applications for SHRM and Ohio CLE credit have been approved.

Contact Missy Davis

* SilkRoad: Social Media and Workplace 2012 Report