Social Media & Technology

What is the “greyer area” around an employee’s use of their own social media?

Stephen Booth of Coleman Greig clearly answers some important social media and the workplace questions in the lead up to the HR Law Masterclass. “It is very important to have a social media policy in place, which makes it plain that out-of-work and out-of-hours conduct which is relevant to the workplace is not merely a private matter,” he reminds all employers in this article.

Internal investigations: Are employees required to cooperate?

“Employees have a general duty to cooperate in good faith with internal investigations conducted by their employer. Refusal to do so can lead to disciplinary action, including dismissal,” writes DLA Piper in this published article. Read about what steps to take after an employee refuses to cooperate.