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"Too Much Information" Can Get You Fired!

We're having a PRESIDENT'S DAY SALE on people who share too much on the Internet! We are overstocked! Everything must go, go, go! "TMFI" (Too Much Flippin' Information ) is not only incredibly annoying, but it's also putting people's jobs in jeopardy. Before...

Another Facebook Firing Is Upheld

Employees in the private sector do not have free-speech rights in their employment, contrary to popular belief. Employees in the public sector, on the other hand, do have such rights, although they are not limitless. When it comes to First Amendment challenges to Facebook firings, employers continue...

Oops! My Bad! Facebook Firing Based on Mistake

Contrary to popular belief, employees may be lawfully terminated for comments or pictures that they post on social-networking sites. The law also permits employers to make honest mistakes. An employer who makes the decision to terminate an employee based on an honest, but mistaken belief that the employee...