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Termination Based on Online Misconduct Firing Upheld

Published by on October 17, 2008

Although the case arises in the public employee/First Amendment context, the Connecticut Employment Law Blog has a post today here on a decision by the U.S. District Court in Connecticut finding against a teacher fired based on inappropriate conduct on his MySpace page.  The MySpace page drew attention when a guidance counselor viewed it, only […]

Although the case arises in the public employee/First Amendment context, the Connecticut Employment Law Blog has a post today here on a decision by the U.S. District Court in Connecticut finding against a teacher fired based on inappropriate conduct on his MySpace page.  The MySpace page drew attention when a guidance counselor viewed it, only to discover pictures of naked men with inappropriate comments underneath them on it.

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