Free Speech, Social Media and Discipline: An Employer’s Guide for the Modern Workplace



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Start Date: 02/25/2021
Start Time: 1:00 pm
End Time: 2:00 pm EST


The traditional lines between the workplace and an employee’s private life have become increasingly blurred with the increased use and reliance on social media. With the dramatic increase in political and social protests, employers face uncertainty as to whether they can or should address these situations in the workplace. This webinar will explore:

  • The legal implications when employees protest or post objectionable content on social media about their workplace
  • Employer rights to discipline employees who engage in off-duty conduct that is controversial or criminal, such as participating in the Capitol insurrection
  • Practical guidance for public and private employers to understand the limits of free speech in the workplace and what speech is protected under the First Amendment
  • Best practices and suggestions for social media and other policy drafting

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David L. Barron


(713) 750-3132

Brett C. Greving


(415) 262-8304

Aaron Holt


(832) 214-3961

Nicole Herter Perkin


(310) 943-4814

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