Employee Termination in 2014: New Challenges from Social Media and Emerging Technologies

May 28, 2014
Duration: 1 hour

Most employers provide internet access for their employees, resulting in a rise of employee use of social media at work, both for business and for pleasure. While social media can create new opportunities for your company, it can also create problems and potential legal liabilities for your employer, especially when with the decision of whether or not to terminate an employee is based on behavior on social media accounts. View this webinar to identify and address employee termination risks stemming from employee use of popular social media platforms and other emerging technologies.

This program has been approved for 1 (General) recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute.

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Michael C. Jacobson, JD, XpertHR Legal Editor

Michael C. Jacobson, JD

Michael C. Jacobson is the legal editor for the organizational exit and investigations and litigation sections of XpertHR.

Prior to joining XpertHR, Michael worked as an attorney in Manhattan for six years where he defended employers and healthcare providers against wrongful termination, discrimination, medical malpractice and general liability claims.

Michael obtained his JD from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, where he was the notes and comments editor for the Cardozo Public Law, Policy and Ethics Journal.

View this webinar to:

  • Identify and address termination risks of employee social media use
  • Understand what social media information can and can't be used to terminate an employee
  • Learn how to communicate privacy expectations toward employee social media and technology usage
  • Earn 1 HRCI eLearning credit, on successful completion of the survey at the end of the webinar
  • Receive an exclusive Employers' Toolkit to Employee Termination
  • Obtain a copy of the webinar after the presentation's completion