Stuart Silverman has been practicing law for 30 years and is the principal of the Law Offices of Stuart M. Silverman, P.A., located in Boca Raton, Florida. The emphasis of his practice is in the area of labor and employment law, and business and commercial litigation. Mr. Silverman has represented both private and public employers, as well as individual employees in a whole host of complex business disputes and employment settings at administrative levels, and state and federal trial and appellate courts. His extensive employment litigation experience includes claims under age, race, sex discr........
I posted it online can I be fired for
that comment? Some employees depending in their position may have more
rights than others as to what they post online. Some employees based
upon content may have more protection. Does the law distinguish between
online vs offline conduct? How is cyberbullying view under the law?
Training in this area may be a more effective way to reduce incidents of
social media postings that harm employees and the reputations of
Why should you attend?
Despite the business pluses of these
sites and tools, they also create issues of security and legal liability
for employers, and still relatively little case law exists for
organizations to turn to when weighing the risks. This webinar will help
employers better understand the numerous laws that employers need to be
concerned about when terminating employees for what they say or do on
social media. And what you need to know before you terminate employees
for comments they post on social media sites, as well as the liability
of a company for cyber acts of its employees.
Areas Covered in the Session:
- State laws that may pose problems for you if you terminate an employee for a social media post, they made while off-duty.
- What legal issues the NLRB could allege based on your social media policy
- First Amendment rights of public employees
- Cyberbullying vs bullying are they the same
- Online harassment is the employer responsible
- How to create a legally compliant social media policy
Who can Benefit:
- Human resource recordkeeping and maintenance
- Compliance Officers
- Office Managers
- Company Presidents
- Employers and Business Owners
- Hiring Managers
- HR Managers/Supervisors
- Risk managers