Facebook remarks that justify a dismissal

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Factors to consider in social media misconduct cases

Social media can present issues for employers that they cannot ignore. They need to know what action they can take against employees who commit social media-related misconduct either in the course of their work or in their personal life.

Such misconduct can take many forms, from employees making disparaging comments on public websites about their employer or colleagues, or about the employer’s customers, products or services, through to an employee expressing a view entirely unrelated to the employer’s business but which nevertheless could reflect negatively on the organisation.

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