Draft Bulletproof Telecommuting, BYOD, and Communications Policies
While a handbook is meant to serve as a source of legal protection, one poorly worded provision can lead to litigation. This practical program breaks down best practices for creating and implementing solid social media, BYOD, and remote work policies. From data privacy safeguards to the pitfalls of surveillance, get real-world tips for drafting bulletproof handbook provisions. Register today!
Examine best practices for creating telecommuting policies.
Find out what you need to include in employee internet use policies.
Determine to what extent you can limit employee communications.
Uncover practical guidance for dealing with privacy issues.
Taking a Stance on BYOD
Internet Use and Social Media Policies: What They Must Contain
Restricting Employee Communications: What You Need to Know
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J. Gregory Grisham is of counsel in the Memphis office of Fisher & Phillips LLP. Mr. Grisham has 30 years of experience counseling and representing employers in all aspects of workplace law in Tennessee and across the United States. He has helped employers avoid claims, charges, and lawsuits with a focus on preventative practices. Preventative practices include counseling in situations involving discipline, termination, demotion, promotion, and other workplace changes in the terms and conditions of employment, harassment investigations, wage and hour compliance, FMLA compliance, reasonable accommodation assessment, supervisor training, and the review of employment policies and procedures. Mr. Grisham has successfully litigated hundreds of administrative charges, employment lawsuits, and arbitration demands on behalf of employers, including federal and state law claims alleging discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination, defamation, invasion of privacy, breach of contract, wage and hour violations and ERISA violations, among others. He represents employers in the enforcement of post-employment restrictive covenants such as non-compete, non-solicitation and non-disclosure agreements, and related trade secret litigation. Mr. Grisham is a regular speaker at public seminars on workplace law issues and has authored numerous articles on a variety of labor and employment law related topics. He currently serves on the Executive Council of the Tennessee Bar Association's Labor and Employment Law Section and is a board member of the Memphis Bar Association's Labor and Employment Law Section. Mr. Grisham earned his B.S. degree from the University of Tennessee; his M.B.A. degree from the University of Mississippi; and his J.D. degree, with honors, from the University of Memphis.
Latha M Srinivasan is with Lincoln Electric Company Global. She has been a licensed attorney in the state of Ohio for more than 20 years, and has worked in the areas of labor and employment law, business and civil litigation, EEO, HR, AAP, corporate EEO issues, and workplace diversity and inclusion management and implementation. Ms. Srinivasan is currently in the HR compliance group at a utility company with over 15,000 employees. She has presented numerous seminar topics on the various federal and state employment laws and has contributed articles for the Bar Journal of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association and other publications in the areas of employment law, social media, and work life balance. Ms. Srinivasan also regularly speaks on lactation laws in the workplace. She is a member of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association (CMBA), and a member of the CMBA's Labor & Employment Section, Women in Law Section, Lawyers Mental Health and Wellness Committee, and Diversity and Inclusion Committee. In addition, Ms. Srinivasan is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management, certified as an Edison Electric Institute employment testing manager/lead, and has earned an internal certification of reliability compliance champion at her company. She earned her undergraduate degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Rochester; and her J.D. degree from the Case Western Reserve University School of Law, where she was awarded the Paul J. Hergenroeder Award in trial tactics.
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