Protecting Trade Secrets in the Age of Social Media

04/17/2014 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
While most employers today have implemented social media policies that govern such things as if and when employees may access social media during the workday and appropriate uses thereof, but many companies fall short in protecting their trade secrets and customer relationships or goodwill. Employees, especially younger ones, may unwittingly put their employers at risk simply by connecting with customers and/or vendors on LinkedIn, or by boasting about their latest achievements on Facebook or Twitter. Or they may be using social media intentionally to solicit customers or employees after termination. This program will address how employers can recognize and mitigate these risks without overreaching and subjecting themselves to liability. ...
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Causation After Nassar

04/29/2014 - 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM
We will discuss the implications of the Supreme Court's recent Nassar decision -- including its potential impact on summary judgment motions in federal court; the interpretation of other retaliation provisions; and what it says (or doesn't say) about the vibrancy of Title VII in the Roberts Court era....
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CLE - 41st Annual Workshop for Public Sector Labor Relations Specialists

05/03/2014 - 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM
This annual program is designed to familiarize labor relations practitioners with current trends in collective bargaining and other issues affecting public employees....
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CLE - Criminal Law & Employment

06/05/2014 - 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Although rare, Crimes invading the workplace may present the biggest risks for your clients, individual or employer, and the biggest challenge to you as the employment or criminal lawyer: What you don't know can severely hurt your client. Are you prepared for financial crimes, crimes against the person, subpoenas, and dealing with accusations of criminal off site conduct? You may have to reassess everything you know about attorney client privilege, when to fire an accused employee, and even whether you represent the company, the accused or the victim....
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