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    Regulating Social Media in the Workplace

    Date: June 14, 2018, 10:00am – 11:30am
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    Location:
    NICC Town Clock Business Center
    Room 106C
    680 Main Street
    Dubuque, IA 52001
    Price:
    $29 per person
    Event Type:
    Program
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    To register for class #64890 click here or call 563.557.8271 ext. 380. Pre-registration is required.

    About the topic:

    This presentation will examine workplace issues concerning social media including use of social media in the hiring process and employee’s use of social media during work and off work. Employee’s use of social media to discuss workplace conditions is protected by labor law. Public sector employees have additional first amendment rights to engage in off-duty speech that may take place through social media. There are limitations to these protections, however, and ways that employers can address social media issues in the workplace, even if the speech is protected. We will evaluate specific case examples of these rights, advise employers on how to navigate this fine line of labor law, and how to address problems created by off-duty speech.


    Iowa Workforce Development is recognized by SHRM to offer SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP professional development credits (PDCs). This program is valid for 10 PDCs. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit shrmcertification.org.

    Iowa Workforce Development is a recognized provider of recertification credits. HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®), pre-approved this program for X HR(General) credit hour towards a PHR™, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi™, and SPHRi™ recertification

    Refund Policy: If a class is cancelled by NICC, a full refund will be issued. No refund will be given if the participant cancels five business days or less prior to class start date. Note that some fees are not refundable.​