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Legal Obligations and Liabilities When Employees Engage in Strikes, Protests and Absenteeism

Be aware of your legal obligations when employees engage in controversial off-duty conduct.

Whether it's on the news, via social media or in the workplace, there is no doubt that political opinions, discourse and activity have seeped into our everyday lives more than ever before. As an employer just trying to run a business in this environment, what types of activity must you tolerate or excuse from your employees? When can you step in and say 'enough' and how should you do it? This topic will address laws protecting off-duty conduct in various states, First Amendment issues, the National Labor Relations Act and crafting effective policies to protect the company from liability.

Runtime: 85 minutes
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Agenda

What Are an Employer's Legal Rights When Addressing What Employees Say or Do in and out of the Workplace?

What Policies, If Any, Should You Have With Regard to Employee Off-Duty Conduct (e.g., Social Media)?

How Do You Manage the Issues That May Arise When Dealing With Highly Political or Polarizing Employees?

Can Potentially Racist/Sexist Conduct Ever Be Protected (i.e., the Google Engineer)?

How Do You Effectively Confront, Coach and Counsel Employees Who Are Potentially Crossing the Line?

When Can/Should You Fire an Employee for Their Political Conduct and What Steps Should You Take Before You Do?

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This course was last revised on February 2, 2018.

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

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Amber M. Spataro

Amber M. Spataro

Littler Mendelson P.C.

  • Shareholder with Littler Mendelson P.C.
  • Almost 20 years of experience in all areas of labor and employment law, including employment litigation, advice and counseling, and traditional labor disputes
  • Advice and counseling experience includes Fortune 500 companies as well as small, 5-person employers
  • The mainstay of her practice is advising and counseling clients through day-to-day concerns such as termination guidance and risk assessment; wage and hour questions; I-9, overtime exemption and independent contractor audits; revising employee handbooks and policies as well as performing necessary training on a variety of employment law topics
  • Can be contacted at 973-848-4700 or [email protected]
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Product ID: 401367
Published 2018
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