Employees Who Send Offensive Tweets about ManagersPosted in : How do I handle it NI on 14 June 2016
“I am an HR manager and have found out that one of our employees has been sending offensive tweets about his manager from his own personal twitter account. He has not placed any privacy settings on the account. How do I deal with this?”
Rachel Richardson from the Employment Team in Tughans writes:
Twitter is one of the biggest social media applications to impact on the workplace and more and more often, employers are facing issues arising from employee misuse. This then calls into question the grey lines which separate an employee’s private and work life. Surprisingly, there are relatively few cases about twitter which have made it to the employment tribunals, in comparison with cases surrounding other types of social media misuse, such as Facebook.
I think that you need to establish the facts. Firstly, did the tweets
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This article is correct at 15/06/2016
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