Class Explores Legal Issues of Social Media in the Workplace
Posted on November 13, 2012
Business professionals will learn to use social media in the workplace without legal entanglements during a Monday, Dec. 10, class at the Global Campus facility in Rogers.
“Social Media in the Workplace: the Gift that Keeps on Giving” is presented by the University of Arkansas Global Campus and the Little Rock law firm Cross, Gunter, Witherspoon & Galchus PC.
The professional development class is offered online or face to face from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in Suite 402, 3300 Market St., Rogers. The cost is $49, and online registration is available at http://globalcampus.uark.edu/register.
Participants will learn to post messages with caution and to consider the consequences of acting on information found on social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Pinterest and YouTube. They will learn how to avoid charges of defamation, invasion of privacy, negligent hiring, wrongful discharge, and unfair labor practices.
Contact Judith Tavano, director of professional development, at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about this and other classes for business professionals.
Cross, Gunter, Witherspoon & Galchus PC is an Arkansas-based law firm practicing in multiple complementary areas: labor relations and employment defense litigation, immigration, insurance defense, construction, health care, products liability, transportation, commercial litigation, financial institutions and government and municipal law.
The Global Campus collaborates with academic colleges and schools, businesses and organizations to provide development classes for business professionals. The Global Campus also supports the development of online academic credit courses and degree programs provided by the university’s colleges and schools. Visit http://globalcampus.uark.edu/pd for information about professional development classes or http://online.uark.edu for online and distance learning offerings