Conference / Seminar

Social Media and Off-Duty Conduct

Event Details

November 18, 2015
8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Hicks Morley Toronto Office
77 King Street West, 39th Floor
Toronto, ON


Social media has changed the way we do business – and created new challenges for employers.

In this session, we will review and discuss:

  • The latest case law on the ability of employers to discipline and/or terminate for off-duty conduct on social media
  • How employers should respond when their employees become the target of social media harassment
  • Investigating employee mis(use) of social media

Learning Objective:

By the end of this session, attendees will:

  • Understand when off-duty conduct on social media is culpable
  • Understand the organizational obligations when faced with social media harassment
  • Understand how the Rules of Professional Conduct apply in the circumstances
  • Understand the boundaries between privacy and the employer’s need to investigate misconduct

Our presenters will invite questions and be available for any informal discussions you may wish to have at the end of the session.

This organization has been approved as an Accredited Provider of Professionalism Content by the Law Society of Upper Canada.
Total CPD = 1 hour 30 minutes (1 hour 15 minutes Substantive and 15 minutes Professionalism)