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Are Facebook posts grounds for termination?

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HC Online | 17 Sep 2013, 12:04 AM Agree 0
Found something suspicious on an employee's Facebook page? There's a lot you need to think about before lining up a dismissal.
  • Michael Boehm | 18 Sep 2013, 08:17 AM Agree 0
    It is not unreasonable to require an employee to submit reasons and / or evidence such as a doctor's certificate to justify their absence from work. In fact an employee is obliged to submit reasonable justifications.
    It is not reasonable however that any employer make any demands to have access to an employee's private undertakings such as Facebook. The very idea is preposterous.
  • Debbie | 09 Jul 2014, 10:36 AM Agree 0
    What if the post is a general opinion of the poster and in no way mentions the company?
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