EMS Mock Trial for Social Media [2031]
Date: Friday, March 9, 2018
Time: 8:00 AM - 9:29 AM
Location: Greater Columbus Convention Center
Room: C150

   Lawrence Bennett, Attorney, Katzman, Logan, Halper & Bennett

Track: Emergency Preparedness and Response
Session Type: Educational Session
Skill Level: Basic

The presenter reviews lessons learned from an actual case where a federal jury awarded substantial damages for termination of a fire inspector that resulted in a settlement of $1.5 million.

Learning Objectives:
Identify the advantages of well written social media policy
Discuss U.S. Supreme Court and lower court decisions on the limited First Amendment rights of public employees
Identify whistleblower protection under federal and state statutes

CEU Hours:  
  IACET: 0.1
  HRCI: 1.5
  EMS: 1.8
  BWC Discount Programs: 1

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