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KCALA Chapter Meeting

June 18, 2009
12:00 AM
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Bice Bistro
14 E. 14th St. (KCP&L District)
Kansas City, MO
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Speaker:  Julie McKee, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, FBD Consulting, Inc.
 
Topic:  Facebook, MySpace, & Blogging in the Workplace
Sponsor:  Dot's Office Products, Inc.
Social networking sites and blogs are fast becoming both a distraction and enigma to the workplace. They also present significant legal challenges and concerns with hiring and discipline. How are you managing the invasion of blogs, social networks and online forums like Facebook and MySpace into your workplace? Are you prepared to act on issues surrounding the monitoring and use of these new technologies? Join us for this timely educational program and come away with a better handle on issues such as -- ** Key points to drafting online social network & blogging policies; ** Monitoring employee use of social networks; ** What is a "reasonable" expectation of privacy in the office; ** When can a person be terminated for misuse of company-owned technology?; ** What should you know before using a social site for recruiting purposes.
Julie McKee is Executive Vice President and General Counsel with FBD Consulting, Inc. Julie has 15 years of legal experience as a prior Equity Partner with the law firm of Stinson Morrison Hecker, LLP where she led the firm’s creation of a Human Resources Consulting Practice, initiating the utilization of a wide array of pro-active human resources services for its clients. Throughout her legal career, Julie’s practice has focused primarily on proactive, preventative human resources services for business clients including HR audits, providing employee and management training, drafting of employment policies and agreements, and providing legal advice on regulatory compliance issues, including FLSA, FMLA, ADA, ADEA, IRCA, USERRA and WARN. Julie is a frequent public speaker on employment related topics for professional associations, corporations and HR organizations. Julie holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Kansas where she graduated with distinction with double major in Personnel Administration and Communications. She received her Juris Doctorate Degree from the Washburn University School of Law and graduated with honors. Julie is a member of the American Bar Association, the Missouri Bar Association, the Kansas Bar Association and the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association. She actively serves on the Heartland Labor and employment Law Institute Committee and is a member of the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM).

 

For additional information, please contact Kris Riddell, (816) 471-7700,  [email protected].