Can Facebook get you fired?

Dawnmarie Souza — who was fired for using a Facebook post to criticize a supervisor — was deemed wrongfully terminated by a National Labor Relations...

Dawnmarie Souza — who was fired for using a Facebook post to criticize a supervisor — was deemed wrongfully terminated by a National Labor Relations Board ruling, the Harvard Business Review blog reports.

Souza’s employer, the American Medical Response of Connecticut, had overly broad policies about social network use.

However, the NLRB ruling raises two important questions: 1. Was Souza’s post a protected “concerted action”? That is, did she want other to comment on her post (concerted action) or did she just want to vent? 2. And, if she wanted to vent, was the Facebook posting public or private?

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