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Social Media In the Workplace: What Employers Need to Know

CCC Employer Advisory Council

Thursday, May 23, 2019 from 8:00 AM to 10:30 AM (PDT)

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Social Media In the Workplace: What Employers Need to Know

Hashtags, Tweets, and Snapchat, oh my.

What started out as simple email has bloomed into texts, photo sharing, videos, and
ubiquitous "like" and "share" buttons. Employers face many pitfalls and challenges when dealing with Social Media in the Workplace.

In this interactive presentation, we will discuss topics including the following:

  • Using Social Media in the Hiring Process ‐ Background Checks
  • Social Media Use by Employees ‐ On and Off the Clock
  • Keeping Information Confidential
  • Firing Employees Due To Social Media Activities
  • Sample Good and Bad Policies
  • Pitfalls for Harnessing Employees to Promote the


Meet the Speaker


James Y. Wu
California Labor & Employment Chair
Quarles & Brady LLP


James Wu has over 22 years of experience providing day-to-day advice and counsel to businesses of all sizes regarding employment law compliance and HR issues, including Employee Handbooks, policies, hiring, leaves of absence, discrimination, harassment, and employee termination. He helps employers comply with the complex maze of federal, state and local employment laws.

James also defends companies when they face claims from current or former employees, contractors, and government agencies.

James is serving his second consecutive term as President of the Board of Directors of the Contra Costa County Bar Association (CCCBA). He is also a past President of the CCCBA’s Employment Law Section. James also served as the President of the Northern California Employment Roundtable (sponsored by the CA Department of Fair Employment and Housing) for two years.

James earned his BA and MA from Stanford University and his JD from Boston College Law School.
To learn more about James, please visit his LinkedIn profile at




8:00   Registration - Hot Breakfast

8:30   Welcome Introductions
          EAC, EDD, WDB Minute

8:40   Speaker

10:30 Adjourn

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Clarion Hotel
1050 Burnett Avenue
Concord, CA 94520

Thursday, May 23, 2019 from 8:00 AM to 10:30 AM (PDT)

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CCC Employer Advisory Council

The Contra Costa County Employer Advisory Council is a non-profit organization. 

The Purpose of the Advisory Council is to:

  • To facilitate communication and support between EDD and employers to convey the services available, such as employment services, management aids, tax and unemployment insurance and other relevant information.
  • To host educational seminars, workshops and events
  • To sponsor scholarship and community programs and projects
  • To provide a forum for employers to network and share best practices


The Mission of the Advisory Council is to provide Bay Area employers with information and resources to enable them to operate more effectively and efficiently. 

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