Social media and the workplace

Topic Index
Dealing with social media in a workplace policy
Monitoring employee use of social media
Making social media work internally
Dealing with misconduct involving social media


  • Darren Isaacs, Partner at GQ Employment Law, sets out below the key issues and key aspects of dealing with social media and its impact on the workplace.
  • In recent years, the use of social media (such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter) has increased significantly.
  • Many employers allow employees to access social media on the internet during work hours, both for professional and private reasons.
  • Employees also use social media outside work hours but the use of such media may still have an impact on the business of their employer.
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