Social Media for HR: Practical Guidance from a Generation Y Attorney

SHRM 2012 Employment Law and Legislative Conference
In this session, you will learn how to develop a bulletproof social media policy tailor-fi t to your organization.
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Whether you like it or not, your employees use social media at work. Even if you have a firewall, your employees can use their smart phones to access Twitter and Facebook. However your employees choose to engage in social networking on and off company time, this session will give you the necessary tools to avoid the potential legal issues that an otherwise unprepared organization could face. This is one issue that certainly cuts to the needs of the business.

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Monday, March 5, 2012 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Eric B. Meyer

Eric B.

Eric B. Meyer is a partner in the Labor and Employment Group of the Philadelphia-based law firm, Dilworth Paxson LLP. He focuses his practice on employment discrimination and retaliation; workplace harassment; employee pay practices; leaves of absence, disabilities and reasonable accommodations; non-competition and trade secret disputes; employment contracts, reductions in force, severance arrangements and other contractual matters; and union-management relations and collective bargaining. Eric is also very active in social media, making him a trusted resource for employers on cutting-edge legal issues. Recently, Eric co-authored Think Before You Click: Strategies for Managing Social Media in the Workplace, a book which walks HR professionals through everything they need to know about social media in the workplace. He also publishes The Employer Handbook, recently recognized by the ABA Journal as one of the top labor-and-employment-law blogs in America. Eric is also one of the most-followed employment lawyers on Twitter (@Eric_B_Meyer) and has been quoted in Business Insurance,, AMEX’s Small Business Open Forum, Entrepreneur, Wall Street Journal, ABA Journal, and

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Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill
Amount of Credit: 
Credit Type: 
HR Credit
Session Type: 
Concurrent Session
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