Monday, May 28, 2018
Underemployed actors work as undercover journalists, and more
Here’s an odd story about the workplace. Underemployed or unemployed actors are hired to infiltrate companies that are on someone else’s hit list.
Here is the May 15 Truthout story by Maura Stephens, here.
Journalists have done this in the past, to investigate working conditions in companies like Food Lion, which have sometimes turned around and sued them and the news organizations for “breach of loyalty” or some such tort.
The other way this sort of conflict occurs is with associates writing about their employers in social media. I even think when I was job-hunting in the 2000’s that some employers or clients feared I had a tendency to work somewhere, quit, and blog about the company after I quit.