Posts Tagged ‘employment law’

Excellent article on social networking policies

November 2, 2009

Keisha-Ann G. Gray, Proskauer Rose employment law partner, has shared very valuable information about employers’ risks when responding to complaining employees who share them on blogs etc.   As an added bonus, she provides insightful and thorough analysis of the issues involved in creating a social networking policy for the workplace.

Human Resource Executive Online:

Don’t use “recession” in your Facebook profile

April 4, 2009

If you live in Australia, that could get you fired. It seems that employers in Australia are firing employees who speak out on Facebook (and probably other popular social media sites) about their working conditions.

Australian legal experts say that the employers are the ones that could be violating the law.

“If an employer hasn’t told people in advance what the rules are, what the conditions are, then that greatly increases the likelihood that an employee can say well, I can’t be terminated for this because I wasn’t aware that this is something I was not to do.”