Social Media PoliciesPosted in : How do I handle it NI on 25 October 2011
I am an HR Manager and I have recently been advised that an employee has been bad-mouthing the Company on their Facebook page. How do I handle it?
Amanda Magee, Tughans Solicitors, Belfast, writes:
First and foremost, you are not alone – a YouGov survey conducted last year on behalf of Croner indicated that 11% of employees under the age of 35 admitted posting a derogatory comment about their employer on Facebook.
1. So, what can you do about it?
If the employee’s comments damage the Company’s reputation or are intended or likely to breach the implied term of mutual trust and confidence required
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