Employment Law: Key Considerations When Using Social Media

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Angus McLean and Adam Hugill talk about the use of social media and the impact that it can have in the workplace. Adam highlights some examples which ended up creating a substantial amount of trouble for the employee.

They also discuss an employer's ability to monitor employees' social media accounts and data privacy regulations in Hong Kong. Adam wraps up pointing out real-life issues that employers and employees should pay attention to avoid potential embarrassment or disputes.

Show Notes01:02 Social media as a widespread phenomenon 02:00 Justine Sacco case 03:09 Rachel Burns case 05:03 Dismissal – including for gross misconduct 06:36 Monitoring employees' social media accounts 07:33 The 3 As: Assessment – Alternative – Accountability 08:16 The 3 Cs: Clarity – Communication – Control 09:20 Tips for employees 10:04 Tips for employers

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