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Australia – Webcast: Employee Dismissed Over Facebook Conduct.

14 April, 2014

 

 
The Fair Work Commission has recently upheld the dismissal of a manager due to inappropriate content on his personal Facebook page. The decision is particularly interesting because the case involves an employee using social media in a personal capacity. Lisa Croxford discusses the implications of the judgment and explains when it is appropriate for companies to dismiss employees for their conduct outside the office, and also provides some tips for companies to avoid a similar situation.
 
Click here to listen to the webcast.
 
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