Social Networking has expanded the reach of employee/employer relations.
Two workers at a BC car dealership were recently terminated for making abusive and defamatory comments about their boss on their Facebook pages while outside of work.
Yahoo.ca noted that the employee’s boss caught wind of the comments through the extended networks of the Facebook friends of each of the recently released. Read the story here.
It is always wise not to post anything defamatory or over-personal on Facebook. In the event that you can’t resist, however, at the very least check your privacy settings so that extended networks can’t read what you thought was a conversation between friends.