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Feds Settle Case of Woman Fired Over Facebook Posts

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Mr.Intel writes “Employers should think twice before trying to restrict workers from talking about their jobs on Facebook or other social media. That’s the message the government sent on Monday as it settled a closely watched lawsuit against a Connecticut ambulance company that fired an employee after she went on Facebook to criticize her boss in 2009.”

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    If you are worried about what people will say about you over social networking sites, then it’s time to have better policies that make sense to everyone, and consider your employees first, but this doesn’t cover disloyalty, so if you work for Pepsi or Coke and you drink the other company’s products on your social media you could still be fired

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