Ensure Your Company’s Public Relations Response Plan Follows These Key Employment Law Principles! When a public relations issue strikes, it can be difficult to find time to implement new procedures or educate employees on new legal concepts. This is particularly true where social media can trigger a public relations crisis almost instantaneously. Accordingly, an organization should develop a public relations response plan before it needs one. 

An effective response plan can help your organization protect its reputation, remedy any improper behavior, and prevent a small distraction from snowballing into a public relations disaster.

To be effective, however, a response plan must comply with the law. Because labor and employment law affects employee communications in a variety of ways, companies should remember the following concepts when they are creating their response plans.