“Social Networking: A Goldmine or an Employer’s Worst Nightmare?” Speakers Shannon B. Schmoyer and Monica J. Lerma – Schmoyer Reinhard Breakfast Briefing

9.23.10

Shannon B. Schmoyer and Monica J. Lerma presented on the topic, “Social Networking: A Goldmine or an Employer’s Worst Nightmare?” at the Schmoyer Reinhard Breakfast Briefing.  The presentation focused on how You Tube, Facebook, Twitter, and other social media networks have become increasingly embedded in the fabric of today’s businesses, and how employers should know the benefits and legal pitfalls inherent in the world of social media.  Also discussed is social media’s impact on employers, the resulting legal obstacles employers face, from privacy considerations to litigation challenges, and what employers can do to ensure they have an effective social media policy.