Drafting an Employer Social Media Policy
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Drafting An Employer Social Media Policy
This is a 50-Minute CLE program that thoroughly details the many considerations in drafting a Social Media Policy for the workplace. With the increasing use of social media including Facebook and Twitter, employee use of social media is fast becoming a subject of concern for employers. Employers who wish to place restrictions on employee use of social media must be aware of the risks, benefits and guidelines for preparing employer social media policies. This program addresses the risks and benefits of checking employee or job applicant social media accounts. This program also provides basic principles and guidelines for drafting an employer social media policy, summarizing the guidelines recently issued by the National Labor Relations Board. A sample social media policy approved by the National Labor Relations Board will also be provided. In addition to the National Labor Relations Act (29 U.S.C. §§ 151-169), this presentation also addresses other federal laws to take into account when preparing an employee social media policy.
Sayema J. Hameed, Esq. is a founding partner of Cabada & Hameed LLP, a law firm serving the greater Southern California region and beyond in the fields of labor & employment Litigation, business litigation and business law. With experience gained at large international and national law firms, Sayema practices employment and business litigation in state and federal court. Sayema has represented both employers and employees and utilizes her knowledge and experience with both sides to provide effective representation for her clients, whether business or individual. As a partner at Cabada & Hameed LLP, Sayema recently won summary judgment on behalf of her defendant clients in Los Angeles Superior Court; recovered $200,000 worth of product on behalf of a beverage distributor; and successfully dismissed a $400,000 breach of contract action against a web design company. Her industry experience includes health care, entertainment, manufacturing, food and beverage, and education. A graduate of Stanford University and UCLA School of Law, Sayema Hameed brings over a decade of legal training and experience to every matter and works diligently to ensure that her clients receive individualized support, close attention to detail, and the highest quality professional work product. To learn more, please visit Cabada & Hameed LLP’s website.
This program is worth 1.0-Hours of CLE Credit (60-minute jurisdiction)
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