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Employee Discipline for Conduct Outside of Work

Learn how to properly handle the difficult issue of disciplining employees for conduct outside of the workplace. Don't make costly mistakes.Learn the legal rights and responsibilities of employers in disciplining employees for conduct outside of work. Learn about recent legislation and court cases involving some of the hottest topics in employment law, including employee discipline for blogging, web-based employer trashing, workplace dating and extramarital affairs, and physical appearance such as weight, tattoos and body piercing. Our experienced professionals will discuss permissible discipline for employees violating conflict of interest policies, including engaging in unfair competition with the employer. Understand how a growing number of states are protecting employee off-duty conduct by providing an overview of state employee lifestyle statutes. For union employers, these topics will be discussed in the context of defending against employee grievances.


Runtime: 101 minutes

It’s easy to monitor the conduct of your employees while on the job, but what happens when they leave at the end of the day? In some cases, employee conduct outside of work could adversely impact their job performance or even project an unfavorable image of your organization. Disciplining employees for conduct outside of work is possible, but you must ensure you are following the letter of the law.

Lorman Education Services Can Provide Training to Help You Navigate This Delicate Legal Area

Lorman offers comprehensive, relevant training that can teach you how to handle employee discipline for conduct outside of work without violating your employees’ rights — or the law. Learn the legal rights and responsibilities of employers in disciplining employees for conduct outside of work. Learn about recent legislation and court cases involving some of the hottest topics in employment law, including employee discipline for blogging, web-based employer trashing, workplace dating and extramarital affairs, and physical appearance such as weight, tattoos and body piercing.

Our experienced professionals will discuss permissible discipline for employees violating conflict of interest policies, including engaging in unfair competition with the employer. Understand how a growing number of states are protecting employee off-duty conduct by providing an overview of state employee lifestyle statutes. For union employers, these topics will be discussed in the context of defending against employee grievances.

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Lorman enables you to get the training you need for disciplining employees for conduct outside of work. This program is available as an archived on-demand presentation, MP3 download and audio & reference manual.

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Agenda

Discipline for Conduct Outside Workplace Generally

  • Required Connection to the Workplace
  • Overview of State Lifestyle Statutes

Discipline Based on Speech

  • Blogging and Web-Based Employer Trashing

Discipline Based on Lifestyle Choices

  • Political Activity
  • Dating and Extramarital Affairs
  • Criminal, Financial and Litigation History
  • Use of Drugs and Alcohol
  • Activities Related to Sexual Orientation
  • Physical Appearance (Weight, Tattoos, Piercings, Dress, etc.)
  • Pornography
  • Smoking
  • Other Lifestyle Choices

Discipline Based on Conflicts of Interest

  • Unfair Competition With Employer
  • Disclosure of Trade Secret, Confidential or Proprietary Information

Discipline of Union Employees

  • Off-Duty Misconduct Away From Workplace and on Company Premises
  • Off-Duty Misconduct Prior to Employment
  • Criminal Proceedings Against Employee
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This course was last revised on January 25, 2018.

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  • NV CLE 1.5
     
  • VT CLE 1.5
     
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  • WV MCLE 1.8
     
The CLE Code is ONLY a requirement when applying for CLE Credit in California (for participatory credit), Kansas, New Jersey or New York. Other states do not need to supply the CLE Code to apply for CLE credit.

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  • Arizona CLE 1.5
     
  • CA MCLE 1.5
     
  • CT CLE 1.5
     
  • HI CLE 1.5
     
  • IL CLE 1.5
     
  • ME CLE 1.5
     
  • MT CLE 1.5
     
  • NJ CLE 1.8
     
  • NV CLE 1.5
     
  • VT CLE 1.5
     
  • WA CLE 1.5
     
  • WV MCLE 1.8
     
The CLE Code is ONLY a requirement when applying for CLE Credit in California (for participatory credit), Kansas, New Jersey or New York. Other states do not need to supply the CLE Code to apply for CLE credit.

This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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Over 31 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

Faculty

Timothy A. Palmer

Timothy A. Palmer

Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.

  • Shareholder with Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. in both its Nashville, Tennessee and Birmingham, Alabama offices
  • Practice focuses on the defense of employment litigation including discrimination claims, defense of personnel actions, and defense of employee benefit disputes
  • Experienced litigator concentrating in both employment litigation and general civil litigation in state and federal courts
  • Frequent speaker lecturing on jury selection procedures and employment litigation
  • Has been selected as one of America’s leading business lawyers in labor and employment by Chambers USA
  • Member of the prestigious College of Labor and Employment Lawyers, Best Lawyers of America and is a Super Lawyer
  • J.D. degree, Vanderbilt University School of Law; B.A. degree, summa cum laude, Lipscomb University
  • Can be contacted at 615-254-1900, 205-328-1900 or [email protected]
James A. (Jay) Patton, Jr., Esq.

James A. (Jay) Patton, Jr., Esq.

Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.

  • Attorney in the national employment law firm of Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. in the Birmingham, Alabama, office
  • Exclusively represents management in employment law related matters and related litigation
  • Experience representing employers in employment-related litigation on federal, state, and local levels before court and administrative agencies regarding claims concerning discrimination, harassment, wrongful discharge, and wage and hour violations, including collective actions
  • Frequent lecturer in the areas of employment discrimination and noncompete agreements
  • Member of the Defense Research Institute and one of the writers of the Defense Research Institute’s Jury Charge E-Desk Reference
  • Served as an officer in the U.S. Army and worked in manufacturing and sales roles
  • Alabama Super Lawyer
  • J.D. degree, The University of Alabama School of Law; B.S. degree, U.S. Military Academy at West Point
  • Can be contacted at 205-986-1021 or [email protected]
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Product ID: 401289
Published 2018
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