Legal Aspects of Social Media in the Workplace | Houston Center SBDC
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9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Location: Houston Center SBDC, 1455 West Loop South, Suite 900, Houston, TX 77027

Registration is no longer available.

***This class has been cancelled.***

Join us for this in-person session and receive the latest legal updates on social media and how it impacts your business. Reviews, employees’ social posts, privacy rights, and cyberbullying are just a few of the areas that will be discussed.


  • Social media in the hiring process
  • Employee termination due to social media usage
  • Social media and remote workers
  • National Labor Relations Act
  • Protecting company information and trade secrets 
  • Truth in Advertising: Federal Trade Commission restrictions
  • Texas Defamation Law and Business Disparagement 
  • Cyberbullying and criminal consequences

This class is intended for business owners, managers, and HR representatives who want to understand the legal aspects of social media in their business.


Trisha Barita, Managing Attorney, Barita Law Firm, PLLC

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No children under the age of 16 are allowed in the workshop.

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Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact the Houston Center SBDC (713) 752-8488 for accommodations, or if you have questions about this class.

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