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Social media in the workplace

  • Morton Fraser
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 13 2013

Our latest employment law podcast is available here. In this podcast myself and Gordon White of Fatbuzz discuss some of the issues surrounding the

Social media: a legitimate pre-employment vetting tool?

  • Morton Fraser
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 30 2013

Recently the media reported the story of Paris Brown, the former youth police and crime commissioner for Kent, who was forced to resign from her post

Dismissal for harassment via Facebook

  • Morton Fraser
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 2 2012

There have been a number of cases in the last couple of years relating to unfair dismissal and the misuse of social networking sites, and the recent decision in Teggart v TeleTech UK Ltd can now be added to that list

Further employment law Facebook issues

  • Morton Fraser
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 5 2011

I noticed an article published on the Metro website regarding yet another case of dismissal which has arisen following the posting by an employee of inappropriate Facebook comments

Former X-factor contestant dismissed for website photos

  • Morton Fraser
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 11 2011

Readers of this blog will be aware that over the past few months there have been several reported cases involving disciplinary action taken by employers as a result of comments made by employees on Facebook

Social networking & employment law - guidance

  • Morton Fraser
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 2 2011

Nowadays everyone and their great-aunt has a Facebook page while many professionals see LinkedIn as a key business tool

Facebook faux pas

  • Morton Fraser
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 15 2011

I noticed this article in the MailOnline last week which underlines the inherent dangers of flippant use of social media forums