Employee Off-Duty Conduct – Protecting the Workplace
The off-duty conduct of employees is a hot issue for employers right now. Here’s what your organization can do to protect itself
The recent dismissal of three high-profile media personalities — Jian Ghomeshi, Leslie Roberts, and Evan Solomon — have made off-duty conduct one of the most talked-about workplace issues facing employers. Join us as we discuss legal issues and offer practical HR tips on:
• When can an employer discipline or discharge an employee for off-duty conduct?
• Does it matter whether the conduct becomes public?
• What type of evidence demonstrates reputational harm to an employer?
• Potential liability if an investigation is not (or is improperly) conducted
• How should an employer respond to questions from the media?
• When to “get in front” of a story
• Using social media to get the message out
Protecting the Brand
• Identifying prohibited conduct
• Communicating expectations to employees
• Monitoring off-duty activity
PRESENTERS: Thomas Gorsky and Iouri Vorobiev, Sherrard Kuzz LLP
*Please note, this webinar is available for viewing for 7 days from date of enrollment.