Can Offensive Personal Tweets Justify Dismissal?

December 18, 2014

Most of the case law in the UK on dismissals related to employees' social media activity has been at employment tribunal level and therefore the recent decision of the Employment Appeal Tribunal (“EAT”) in Game Retail v Laws – in which it considered whether a dismissal arising from an employee’s use of Twitter should have been found to be unfair – is of interest to those dealing with this sort of issue.

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