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Online monitoring

10 September 2013

In an article for PLC Magazine, Ellen Temperton discusses whether looking up information posted on social media, such as LinkedIn, Facebook or Twitter, or performing a search on an internet search engine, can be used as a basis for rejecting a job candidate, infringe an employee's data protection rights; or permit an employer to dismiss an employee.

In an article for PLC Magazine, Ellen Temperton discusses whether looking up information posted on social media, such as LinkedIn, Facebook or Twitter, or performing a search on an internet search engine, can be used as a basis for rejecting a job candidate, infringe an employee's data protection rights; or permit an employer to dismiss an employee.

Ellen goes on to discuss best practice and grounds that must be met if an employer discovers content online that gives rise to a desire to dismiss.

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