Social Media and the NLRB: Why You Must Update Your Employee Handbook

SHRM 2013 Annual Conference
Workplace Application: Learn how to revise your employee handbook to comply with the National Labor Relations Board's recent reports on social media.
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The National Labor Relations Board's (NLRB) recent reports analyzing social media policies significantly restrict the provisions employers should include in employee handbooks. This session will include a detailed overview of the NLRB's reports and their effect on policies relating to confidentiality, appropriate workplace conduct, use of email/voicemail and social media, 'friending' co-workers and related topics. You will learn the common traps in this area and how to draft an employee handbook that complies with Section 7 and other applicable laws.

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Tuesday, June 18, 2013 - 2:15pm to 3:30pm

Jennifer Brown Shaw

Jennifer Brown

Jennifer Shaw provides regular advice and counsel on workplace issues to various private and public sector employers throughout the country. Named by Northern California Super Lawyers magazine as one of the top attorneys in California for 2009 and 2010, Jennifer is a frequent speaker on employment law topics, and has been a guest on CNN and local television and radio. After receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics with honors from the University of California, Santa Cruz. Jennifer graduated magna cum laude from the University of San Francisco School of Law, where she was the editor-in-chief of the law review. Before founding Shaw Valenza LLP in 2006, Jennifer was a partner at Jackson Lewis LLP.

Amount of Credit: 
Credit Type: 
HR Credit
Session Type: 
Concurrent Session
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