Seyfarth Events

Breakfast Briefing: Recent Developments in Social Media in the Workplace


Cost: There is no cost to attend this event but registration is required and seat is limited.

DC Office

Seyfarth Shaw LLP
975 F Street, NW
Washington, DC 20004


The past year has seen a surge in legal and legislative developments regarding the use of social media in recruiting and managing employees.  Please join us on Wednesday, June 13, 2012 as we discuss the challenges and legal risks employers now face in using (and misusing) Facebook and other social media information in their employment decisions.

Topics Include:
  • Federal and state legislative efforts to restrict employer access to social media accounts of employees and prospective employees.
  • Best practices on the use of social media in screening applicants.
  • Recent litigation involving employee activity on Facebook and other social media accounts.
  • Developments in NLRB enforcement regarding protected concerted activity of employees using social media.
  • Tips for implementing an enforceable social media policy