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    May 2013 Chapter Meeting - Molly DiBianca

    Date: May 21, 2013, 5:30pm – 8:00pm
    Dover Downs, Festival Buffet
    $25.00 members/$30.00 Non-Members/$15.00 Students
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    Social Media Strategies: Managing the Latest Trends In Workplace Social-Medial Issues

    About the Speaker:

    Margaret (Molly) DiBianca, Esq is a practicing attorney with the law firm of Young Conway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP, in Wilmington, Delaware, where she dedicates her legal practice to assisting employers as both a counselor and a litigator. She defends employers against claims brought by former and current employees and represents employers in their enforcement of restrictive covenants.

    Molly speaks regularly around the country, teaching best practices to human-resource professionals, executives and in-house counsel.  Molly is the editor and primary contributor of the award-winning Delaware Employment Law Blog.


    Introduction and Agenda

      Ownership Issues with Social Media Accounts

    1.  Cyber screening Practices and Risks

     Ownership Issues

      Three contexts:

    1.  Employee denies access to the employer
    2.  Employer denies access to the employee
    3. Issues arising from the employee use of LinkedIn
    1.  Employer is Denied Access
    1.  PhoneDog, LLC v Kravitz
    2. Employee is Denied Access
    1. Ardis Health, LLC v Nankivell
    2. Maremont v. SF Design Group
    1.  LinkedIn-Specific
    1.  Eagle v. Morgan

     Cyber screening

    1.  Google Search of Public Information
    1.  Legal Risks re:  Anti-Discrimination Laws
    2.  Strategy to avoid risks
    1.  Requiring Interviewees to Long In to Facebook During Interview
    1.  Risks RE:  negative impact on reputation and relationship with candidates
    2. Strategy to avoid risks

     Requiring Passwords

    1. Legal risks re: potential claims
    2. Business risks re: negative publicity
    3. Strategy to avoid risks

     Mandatory Friending

    1. Risks of “temporary” friending requirement
    2. Risks of “permanent” friending requirement
    3. Strategy to avoid risks