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Social Media & the NLRB: Best Practices for Crafting Effective Social Media Policies


Created on November 28, 2017




From employee Twitter accounts to Facebook postings, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) continues to expand its reach into both union and non-union workplaces through its examination of social media policies that allegedly infringe on employees' free speech rights under Section 7 of the National Labor Relations Act.

Especially in today's ever changing political and news climate, employers need to be careful when framing work policies. This program will provide up-to-date analysis on the NLRB's evolving role, and best practices for employment policies governing speech both inside and outside the workplace.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Examine the NLRB's expanded role under case law in examining social media policies
  2. Review recent case law and developments concerning rulings about handbooks and social media policies
  3. Develop strategies for drafting and enforcing effective social media policies
  4. Know the social media policy Best Practices and Pitfalls to Avoid

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