Ethan is a nationally recognized expert on social media law in the workplace. Ethan is the authored of "Should You Fire Over Facebook? A Best Practice Guide to Managing Employee Social Media Use" and leverages his experience as a social media lawyer, author, professor, and media personality to teach human resource professionals across the globe with his innovative and interactive multi-media presentations on social media law in the workplace. Choose Ethan's most popular program below or ask him to design a one hour, half day, or full day workshop at your conference. Invite Ethan to speak at your next conference to learn about social media law in the workplace.
Everyone is on social media these days, including your employees. It is therefore critical that human resources processionals understand how the law applies to the use of social media in the workplace.
Legal Risks and Rewards of Using Social Media in the Hiring Process: Companies who screen applicants on social media can easily subject themselves to employment discrimination claims. Human resource professionals will learn how to use social media to responsibly screen applicants while also complying with federal anti-discrimination laws, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and various state laws governing social media in the hiring process.
Should You Fire Over Facebook? Companies can be held responsible for their employees’ social media activity, but must be careful about firing employees for what they say and do on social media. With Ethan’s program, human resource professionals will learn how federal law applies to employee social media speech and how to manage employee social media use in the workplace.