Managing the Social Workforce:
Addressing the Challenges (and Opportunities) of Employee Social Media Use

11/02/2011 11:30 a.m. - 01:30 p.m.

Employment + Labor and Technology Transactions

Morrison & Foerster LLP
555 West Fifth Street
35th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90013

Tritia M. Murata and Timothy F. Ryan

Timothy F. Ryan and Tritia M. Murata

Seminar

Erin Finley
efinley@mofo.com
(213) 892-5595

This seminar will also be held in San Francisoc, Palo Alto, San Diego, and Northern Virginia.

As courts and government agencies explore the boundaries of employee rights to self-expression and privacy in their use of social media, employers are seeking practical guidance in managing employees' social media use.

This seminar will focus on common questions on the minds of employers:

  • Can employers consider social media postings when making hiring decisions?
  • To what extent should employers regulate and monitor employee social media use?
  • What types of legal claims can arise from an employer's attempts to regulate employees' social media postings?
  • What are the components of an effective social media policy?
  • How can employers guide their workforce to a productive use of social media?

Speakers:

  • Timothy Ryan, Partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP 
  • Teresa Burlison, Associate, Morrison & Foerster LLP 
  • Tritia Murata, Associate, Morrison & Foerster LLP 

Morrison & Foerster LLP has been certified by the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board as an Accredited Provider of continuing legal education in the State of New York. This continuing legal education program has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the Continuing Legal Education Board for a maximum of 1.5 credit hours, of which 1.5 credit hours can be applied toward the Professional Practice requirement.

Morrison & Foerster LLP (Provider #2183) certifies that this activity has been approved for MCLE credit by the State Bar of California in the amount of 1.5 hours.

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