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Dismissal for social media misuse: Employment tribunal round-up

This report relates to 4 case(s)

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    Henderson v Ashgill Care Home Ltd ET/4106951/19 (0 other reports)

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    Livesey v Slater and Gordon (UK) 1 Ltd ET/2408568/20 (0 other reports)

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    Lynch v Middlesbrough DP Ltd ET/2500981/20 (0 other reports)

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    Spence v Sainsbury's Supermarkets Ltd ET/4110872/19 (0 other reports)

We examine four employment tribunal decisions concerning the dismissal of employees for social media activities.

As first-instance cases, these decisions are not binding on other courts and tribunals. However, they are examples of the dilemmas that employers can face when taking disciplinary action over an employee's online behaviour.