Are Your Employees Blogging Your Company Into Bankruptcy?

Date: Thursday, October 20, 2011

Time: 1:50–2:50pm

Sponsored by: Santa Barbara Human Resources Association Annual Conference & Vendor Expo 2011

Location: Fess Parker Doubletree Hotel
633 E. Cabrillo Blvd.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101

Presenter: Karen L. Gabler

In this information-packed session, employment law partner Karen Gabler will present critical workplace guidelines for employers on controlling and monitoring their employees’ use of social media inside and outside the workplace. Some of the topics covered will include:

  • The essential elements of a social media policy (and which provisions to avoid!)
  • Required disclosures when promoting your business on the internet
  • Recent cases impacting whether the employer can truly control an employee’s social media activity
  • Balancing your workplace policies with employee’s private off-duty activity
  • Addressing workplace harassment claims arising from off-duty use of social media
  • What to do when your employee bashes you and your company on the internet