Birmingham Medical News: "Hold That Friend Request: Legal Traps in a Post-Facebook Work Environment"

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In an article published in the Birmingham Medical News on August 11, 2015, Ashley Hattaway and Sharonda Childs discuss "The Legal Traps in a Post-Facebook Work Environment."

Many well-meaning managers engage with employees on social media websites, and doing so provides a host of benefits: stronger relationships between employees and management; a sense of collegiality; instant updates on employees' life changes. However, accessing employees' social media pages could expose the employer to legal liability. Employers, and their management teams, would be wise to consider how knowledge gleaned from employees' social media accounts could shape future litigation.

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