Workplace social media – impacts many policies

Increasingly employers are drafting specific social networking policies for their workforce but for those that haven’t, they should look at their existing policies and see if they need to revise existing policies to reflect the new reality.  This article does an excellent job of summarizing the issues facing employers with this new social networking reality and also identifies the following workplace policies to review:

  • EO & No Harassment policies
  • Electronic Communications and Internet Usage on Company Systems policies
  • Confidential Information and Trade Secrets policies
  • Cell Phone policies
  • Use of Blackberries or PDA policies

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