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Wilson County Breakfast Meeting


October 17, 2019 | 7:15 AM - 9:00 AM
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Holiday Inn Express & Suites | 565 S Mt Juliet Rd,
Mt. Juliet, TN 37122

Social Media and Its Many Workplace Complications
Presented by Luther Wright, Jr., Of Counsel, Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart, P.C.

Social media can be both friend and foe to employers. Social media presents unique opportunities for employers to enhance the hiring process, to access data, and to provide information to employees. More recently, however, the use of social media has become an important issue when dealing with employment and post-employment issues. Social media may give an employer information management would rather not have, such as notification of an employee’s disability or other protected status. Moreover, issues have arisen relating to disputed ownership of social media accounts, customer information, and trade secrets, as well as the ways social media impacts confidentiality, nonsolicitation, and noncompete agreements. This presentation will examine each of these issues and provide best practices and practices to avoid.

During this session, participants will:

  1. Learn the correct uses of social media in the workplace, including recruiting and post-termination usage;
  2. Learn to avoid the common pitfalls and mistakes related to the use of social media in the workplace; and
  3. Learn the strategies necessary to design and implement an effective social media policy that protects the employer without violating the law.

Schedule: Doors open at 7:15 am for registration and networking. Buffet breakfast begins at 7:20 am, and the presentation starts promptly at 8 am.


  • Members: $18 by end of business Monday, October 14, $28 afterwards.*
  • Future Members: $29 by end of business Monday, October 14, $39 afterwards.* (See below)**
  • MT|SHRM Students: $9 by end of business Monday, October 14, $15 afterwards.*

*On-line registration will close by end of business 2 days prior to the event. Our ability to accommodate walk-in registrations will be based on space availability.

This program has been awarded 1 hour of General recertification credit. "MT|SHRM is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDC's) for the SHRM-CP and SHRM SCP. The use of this seal is not an endorsement by the HR Certification Institute of the quality of the program. It means that this program has met the HR Certification Institute's criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit."

Please thank our sponsor for making this event possible:

Biography: After graduating from Vanderbilt University School of Law, Luther Wright, Jr. began his career with a general practice firm in the litigation section. He spent the first several years of his legal career practicing in the general litigation area before joining the Labor & Employment team. He has significant experience in the areas of labor and employment law, corporate business litigation and complex litigation, including class action and collective action lawsuits. He typically represents management in all forms of employment discrimination litigation, including litigation based on federal anti-discrimination statutes, state statutes and common law, violence in the workplace, Fair Labor Standards Act claims and independent contractor disputes. Luther also devotes a significant amount of his practice to day-to-day client advice and supervisor/employee training.

** Up to $45 of any Guest registration may be applied towards a new 1-year MT|SHRM Membership within 60 days of the event attended.  Please call Shannan at (615) 499-5150 to take advantage.


$28.00 MT|SHRM Member Ticket
$18.00 Earlybird rate before October 14

$39.00 Future Member/ Guest
$29.00 Earlybird rate before October 14

$15.00 MT|SHRM Student Ticket
$9.00 Earlybird rate before October 14