Attorney speaks on social media

The Mohawk Valley Society of Human Resource Management will meet at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, in The Radisson Hotel, 200 Genesee St., Utica.

The cost to attend is $25, $20 for members and $10 for students. The public is welcome. To make a reservation, call 765-0433 or e-mail

The speaker will be attorney Joseph DeTraglia of Getnick, Livingston, Atkinson & Priore, who will provide an update on social media, human resources and the law.

"As the use of social media grows exponentially worldwide, social media usage in the workplace creates difficult issues for (Human Resources) professionals. DeTraglia will define ‘social media,’ highlighting workplace social media issues affecting HR professionals, as well as addressing legal compliance concerns and suggesting practices and/or policies that will help HR professional navigate thorny social media issues," the Society said.

The group will also award its student scholarship to Kellie Martin of SUNYIT in Marcy.

Cancellations must be received 24 hours prior to the meeting to avoid being billed. This meeting has been approved for 1.5 HR Certification Institute general credits.