n Without Prejudice - FaceBook - when to take matters in your own hands... : labour law

Volume 9, Issue 8
  • ISSN : 1681-178X



Recent reports suggest that a 23-year old Durban employee was dismissed by his employer after the employee called his boss a "...serial masturbator..." on FaceBook. This follows reports of the suspension of two other employees. In one matter, a 25-year old Pretoria man was suspended after advising friends and FaceBookers alike about his employer's alleged laziness. In the other instance, a 25-year old Johannesburg woman was reportedly suspended for plugging a competitor's product on her profile home page.

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