What Are An Employees Rights For Using Social Media Inside & Outside Of The Office – Five Rules You Should Know

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Sonya Madison is Workplace Attorney in Atlanta, Georgia and a legal analyst for various online mediums. She has conducted numerous seminars on labor and employment issues and advises employers on employment policies and labor law. TOPIC: What Are An Employees Rights For Using Social Media Inside & Outside Of The Office – Five Rules You Should Know Workplace Attorney Available For Interviews Sonya Madison is Workplace Attorney in Atlanta, Georgia and a legal analyst for various online mediums. She has conducted numerous seminars on labor and employment issues and advises employers on employment policies and labor law. Sonya has appeared on several TV & Radio shows sharing her expertise on America’s workplace policies & practices. Sonya Madison Previous TV Interview https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ny8_rzW2T0w What Are An Employees Rights For Using Social Media Inside & Outside Of The Office – Five Rules You Should Know By Sonya Madison 1) The general rule of being employed at will, absent contract, applies to conduct on social media. Therefore employees may legally be terminated for any content on social media unless protected by law. 2) Exceptions include content between coworkers or previously discussed among coworkers about work terms or conditions. 3) Company harassing employees or permitting such harassment by employees on social media based on a protected class is illegal. 4) Company terminating an employee for a religious affiliation or based on ethnicity found on social media is unlawful. 5) In some states, employees are protected against having to provide social media passwords or usernames. Podcast of the interview Download:
 

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