Monday August 3, 2020

Employment matters

€7,000 settlement for employee sacked for accessing Facebook

14th March, 2015
Catherine Corcoran, consulting partner, Baker Tilly Ryan Glennon

The decision related to a case in which an employee had been dismissed for using Facebook while on the job. She had claimed, however, that her employer had not made her aware that doing so was not acceptable, while the employer stated that she had been warned to refrain from accessing social media sites.

In early 2012, the employee said that she had finished tasks assigned to her and had requested more work. Her employer...

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