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It has come to the attention of the company that an employee has put on Facebook derogatory comments about their manager. The Facebook page is set to private, however, a colleague who is a friend on Facebook viewed the comment and informed management and would like to be kept anonymous. How can HR approach this situation?

Posted in: First Tuesday Q&A ROI on 06/05/2015 Posting derogatory comments on a private Facebook page about work colleagues may be a disciplinary matter in certain circumstances. However, employers seeking to address such behaviour must have regard to a number of statutory and common law protections which apply to employees in this context, inc...
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