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Can “Friending” Your Employees Lead To A Lawsuit?

Published by on October 28, 2009

Some commentators have posed the question — can “friending” your employees lead to a lawsuit?  The Business Insider has a post here.  Law.com’s story is here. Certainly the opposite has happened — employees have been fired based on comments on social networking sites.  According to one study, at least 8% of surveyed companies had terminated an […]

Some commentators have posed the question — can “friending” your employees lead to a lawsuit?  The Business Insider has a post here.  Law.com’s story is here.

Certainly the opposite has happened — employees have been fired based on comments on social networking sites.  According to one study, at least 8% of surveyed companies had terminated an employee based on internet postings.  (This article has a copy of the Facebook posting that has circulated the internet where the employee comments about her boss, and her boss then responds by terminating her.)

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