Sunday, November 22, 2009

Canadian IBM employee disciplined for Facebook photo while on sick leave

Here is another indication that employers pay attention to what employees post online, even on their own dime. A woman working for IBM in Quebec lost her sick leave benefit, allowing her time off for treatment of “depression”, after IBM’s insurance company found pictures of her in a Chippendales show on Facebook. It wasn’t reported whether privacy settings were turned on.

The AP/MSNBC story Nov. 22 is here.

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