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The Social Workplace: An Employee's Guide for Navigating Social Media at Work

Illinois Department of Human Rights

Wednesday, October 23, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (CDT)

Chicago, IL

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- RECOMMENDED FOR EMPLOYEES -

Government and private entities have embraced social media as a means to generate public interest and support for numerous causes, issues and products. However social media as it relates to the constitutional freedom of speech may present certain challenges particularly for public employees.

  • During this training we will discuss:
  • The impact of social media in the workplace;
  • An employee’s right to free speech;
  • Workplace social media etiquette;
  • Social media and harassment in the workplace; and
  • How to navigate the use of social media in a manner that does not violate your organization’s policies;


REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS: Trainings with the Illinois Department of Human Rights - Institute for Training and Development are accessible to and usable by persons with disabilities in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Illinois Human Rights Act.

A person with a disability needing an accommodation to participate in IDHR trainings should contact the Institute for Training and Development at 312-814-2477 or (TTY) 866-740-3953 or at IDHR.Training@illinois.gov

The Institute for Training and Development requires seven (7) business days to obtain any reasonable accommodation.  If for some reason you cannot attend your scheduled training, you must request the cancellation of the reasonable accommodation at least 72 hours prior to the date of training.  All requests must be in writing and should include reason for cancellation. Failure to comply may result in suspension of future training privileges.

TRAINING MATERIALS:  All training materials will be sent via email and must be printed out and brought to class.  Materials will no longer be distributed on site.  An email containing a link to training materials will be sent out 1 week prior to the training schedule. Please add idhr.training@illinois.gov to your address book to avoid emails going to your spam folder.

CANCELLATIONS:   If for some reason you cannot attend your scheduled training, you must request the cancellation at least three (3) business days prior to the date of training.  Failure to comply may result in suspension of future training privileges.

Have questions about The Social Workplace: An Employee's Guide for Navigating Social Media at Work? Contact Illinois Department of Human Rights

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Michael A. Bilandic Building
160 N. LaSalle
Room N-505
Chicago, IL 60601

Wednesday, October 23, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (CDT)


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Illinois Department of Human Rights

The Illinois Department of Human Rights (“IDHR”) is the state agency responsible for enforcing the Illinois Human Rights Act (“Act”).  The Illinois Human Rights Act prohibits discrimination in the areas of:

  • Employment
  • Fair Housing
  • Financial Credit
  • Public Accommodations
  • Sexual Harassment in Education

 

To learn more about IDHR please visit our webpage at: www.illinois.gov/dhr

 

To request a reasonable accommodation for this event, please contact the Training Unit at 312-814-2477 (Voice) or 866-740-3953 (TTY) at least 72 hours prior to the date of the event. E-mail messages can be sent to: IDHR.Training@Illinois.gov 

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