Employees continue to be terminated as a result of Facebook

Workers all over the world continue to be terminated due to their use of social networking websites like Facebook and Myspace.

A recent example comes from a worker in Switzerland who, while on sick leave because she was too ill to be in front of a computer screen, was caught logging onto her Facebook account from home. A s a result of the discovery, the employer terminated her employment, citing cause due to breach of trust.

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Daniel A. Lublin is an Employment Lawyer specializing in the law of Wrongful Dismissal and Constructive Dismissal. He can be reached at www.toronto-employmentlawyer.com or via email.