Anti-Social NetworkingPosted in : LK Shields on Employment Law on 14 February 2012
It was 12 years ago last month when George W Bush asked this very pertinent (if some-what confusingly phrased) question. In that 12 year period, rather than becoming “more few”, the highways on the internet have expanded considerably. While once employees had only email to amuse themselves, they now have an incredible array of electronic modes of communication, including Blogs, Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. Unfortunately, the expansion in the use of the internet as a means of communication has also led to increased mis-use by employees. In this respect, the recent decision of the Employment Appeals Tribunal in the case of Aoife O’Mahony v PJF Insurances Limited (UD 933/2010) is very
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