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Dismissal for offensive social media posts

  • Winckworth Sherwood
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 27 2015

The recent decision of the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) in Game Retail Ltd v Laws, highlights that it is possible for employers to defend unfair

The irritation game does anyone else notice these things or is just you?

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 20 2015

Moving on swiftly from distressing things interviewers can do to job candidates what about the reverse, those things candidates do which most

Can an employee be fairly dismissed for posting offensive non-work related tweets? Game Retail Ltd v Laws

  • Swan Turton LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 18 2015

In what is believed to be the first Employment Appeal Tribunal decision involving Twitter, the EAT has held that an Employment Tribunal failed to

To tweet or not to tweet - offensive tweets and unfair dismissal

  • William Fry
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 11 2015

An employee in the UK was dismissed after he posted non-work related offensive and derogatory tweets on his private Twitter account outside of work

An offensive tweet on a personal Twitter page could lead to dismissal for gross misconduct

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 10 2015

Dismissal for gross misconduct could be within the band of reasonable responses for an employer where an employee has posted offensive tweets on

Social media and Game Retail Ltd v Laws UKEAT

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 28 2015

The EAT has held that a dismissal for offensive tweets by an employee on his personal Twitter feed was potentially fair and that a tribunal had

Head 2 head - should an employer be able to dismiss an employee over comments made on social media?

  • Penningtons Manches LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 22 2015

Some fascinating results from last month's survey on employee shareholders. In the first unanimous vote for our survey season, 100 of Respondents

Gameover offensive private tweets may be enough

  • MacRoberts LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 21 2015

A recent EAT decision concerning offensive tweets made by an employee on his personal Twitter account, said that the Employment Judge should have

Dismissal for posting abusive tweets on a personal Twitter account was fair

  • Taylor Wessing
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 21 2015

The original Employment Tribunal had held that an employer's decision to summarily dismiss an employee for posting offensive, non-work related

The EAT gets to grips with Twitter

  • Bond Dickinson LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 20 2015

We look at the first social media case involving the use of Twitter to reach the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT). Game Retail Ltd v Laws