Social Media and Employment Law *** 50% OFF LAST CHANCE

Legal Area:        Labor Employment
Total Credit Hours:        1.25
Ethics Credit Included:        0.00
Registration Fee:        $30.00
Course Materials:        textaudio
Session END DATE:        04/30/2018
Information:        ONLY $15 Code: SAVE50

** available at any time of day and in time increments convenient to you through date referenced above **, together with the Houston Bar Association (HBA), are pleased to present a special online CLE program in the area of labor and employment law. Can an employee be fired for their Facebook postings and Tweets? This seminar will cover recent cases and developments in this evolving area of employment law dealing with the use of social media in the workplace. Learn valuable information for your clients including what the federal government has said about social media policies for employers. This course features a streaming audio (as well as a downloadable MP3 audio) presentation from a live CLE seminar on this topic that was originally conducted by the Houston Bar Association (HBA) on March 7, 2013. You can access this presentation on demand at any time during the course of the seminar session.    *** (As this is a LAST CHANCE seminar, please note the SESSION END DATE above, because the seminar will NO longer be available after that date.)

Some of the subjects to be discussed during this course include:

* Social Networking 101

* Types of Social Media

* Why are Employers Using Social Networking Websites?

* Social Networking and Risks to the Employer

* The Employer's Use of Cyber-Information in Employment Decisions.

* What are Some Problems Employers Encounter when Using Social Networking


* What's the Solution?

The speaker for this course is Mr. J. Alfred "Alf" Southerland, an attorney with the firm of Shellist | Lazarz | Slobin LLP in Houston. Mr. Southerland is board certified in Labor and Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He is admitted to practice in all state courts in Texas and before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth and Tenth Circuits and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern, Northern, Southern and Western Districts of Texas. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas, Georgia Bar Association, American Bar Association, and the Houston Bar Association. He received his law degree from the University of Tennessee College of Law (J.D., with honors, 1986) and his undergraduate degree from the University of Tennessee (B.A., with high honors, 1983). A more extensive biography for Mr. Southerland may be found at his firm's website.

Texas Board of Legal Specialization Areas
Credit Hours Area

1.25 Labor and Employment Law


This course is approved for credit by the MCLE Committees of the STATE BAR OF TEXAS and the STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA (MCLE Provider #8648).
These are not self-study credits, but rather 'participatory' credits as you would receive for attending a traditional, live CLE seminar.

In addition, regular CLE credits for this seminar may also be available in a number of other states through CLE Reciprocity, such as FLORIDA, or as an "Approved Jurisdiction", such as TENNESSEE.  Please check with the Tennessee State Bar for accreditation information.

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