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Prevent Your Business Emails From Becoming a Legal Nightmare

Be proactive with your business emails by learning to identify problems and provide a solid and clear email data policy to protect your company.

Virtually all businesses use email. This topic will address many of the potential pitfalls and risks for employers associated with their employees' use of emails, including, cyber security breaches, harassment and discrimination and other claims such as defamation, theft of trade secrets and other issues. You will also learn about best practices for employment policies, document retention, procedures for protecting company data, supervisory training, and minimizing risks.

Runtime: 85 minutes
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Over 33 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.

Agenda

Risks Posed

  • Misuse of Email by Employees Can Create Liability for the Company
    • Harassment
    • Theft of Trade Secrets
    • Hackers
  • Voluminous and Can Be Burdensome to Produce in Litigation
    • How Long Do You Need to Keep Emails?
  • Other Issues
    • Overtime
    • Harassment/Discrimination
    • Contract Claims

Types of Email

  • Company Controlled Accounts (i.e. @Companyname.Com)
    • Pros: Company Can Control Access and Monitor
    • Cons: Cost
  • Third Party Controlled Accounts (i.e. @Gmail.Com)
    • Pro: Cost
    • Con: Less Control

Best Practices:

  • Document Retention Policies
  • Privacy Policies
  • Procedures for Protecting Company Data
    • Day to Day Operations
    • Employee Terminations
  • Others

Closing

  • Evolving Technologies
  • Email Etiquette Best Practices
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Over 33 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.

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OnDemand Course

This course was last revised on September 6, 2018.

Call 1-866-352-9540 for further credit information.

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

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Why Lorman?

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Faculty

Andrew W. McLaughlin

Andrew W. McLaughlin

Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff & Sitterson, P.A.

  • Partner in the office of Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff & Sitterson, P.A.
  • Practice emphasizes labor and employment including benefits
  • Conducts regular seminars and workshops on issues relating to employment law
  • Member of the Florida Bar
  • LL.M. degree, Georgetown University Law Center; J.D. degree, Stetson University College of Law
  • Can be contacted at 813-222-5043 or [email protected]
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Over 33 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.

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Product ID: 404144
Published 2018
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