How to Avoid the Legal Pitfalls of Social Media and Your Business

MSEC Employment Law attorney Jennifer England recently authored a column for the ColoradoBiz website, sharing her advice to employers on the subject of social media in the workplace. Here are a few of her tips for how to avoid the legal pitfalls of social media in your organization:

• Monitor and understand the laws that impact your employees’ communication via social media channels

• Avoid an overly broad social media policy; keep it simple and easy for everyone in your organization to understand

• Be aware of  the Electronic Communications Privacy Act of 1986, and remember if you’re not the intended user of or recipient on information posted on a social media channel, then you have no business reading it

Read the whole article here.