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“Claims Relating to Employee Use of Social Media: Social Networking, and the Recent Trend of Using Social Media for Class Action Notices and Class Member Recruitment”

January 29-30, 2015

Jessica Golden Cortes, Davis & Gilbert Labor & Employment Partner, will speak during a session titled “Claims Relating to Employee Use of Social Media: Social Networking, and the Recent Trend of Using Social Media for Class Action Notices and Class Member Recruitment” at ACI’s 23rd National Forum on Wage Hour Claims and Class Actions to be held in Miami, FL.

Ms. Cortes and her co-panelists will discuss:

  • Types of claims arising from employer and employee use of social media, and managing and defending against such claims
  • Defending against an employee’s claim that he or she was not paid for time spent engaged in social media on behalf of the company
  • How federal and state agencies view the use of social media by both employers and employees in the context of employment law
  • Employee background checks
  • Trends, benefits and challenges of how plaintiffs’ counsel are using social media to recruit class members
  • Communication with class members in the age of social media

Davis & Gilbert has arranged for a $200 registration discount. To take advantage of the promotional rate, which is good through January 27th, please contact Nicole L. Pitti of ACI at 212-352-3220 ext. 5534 or n.pitti@americanconference.com. For more information, or to register, please visit the event website.