Social networking and work — and why you should be careful online

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    Let’s just say you are at work and you’ve had a little disagreement with a colleague — or your boss for that matter.  Then, in a moment of anger, you log onto your Facebook page and write something not so nice about that co-worker, supervisor or even your company.  Well here’s a word of advice from local attorney JONATHAN SEGALbefore you post online about work, take a careful look at your employer’s social networking policy because what you say online could cost you your job.  And if you are a boss,  make sure you have a social networking policy in place that outlines what your employees can and cannot say online.  This is just one of the sticky issues that have arisen as more and more people — and their employers — use social media to communicate about their lives.   In this hour of Radio Times we’l talk about what you need to know about social networking and work — what’s private and what’s protected speech when it comes to our online profile.  Our guest is JONATHAN SEGAL, a partner at the law firm of Duane Morris in Philadelphia where his work focuses on employment and labor law.

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