Is A Company Responsible for its Employee’s Social Media Posts?

Question- Can your customer sue you if your employee disparages him? Short Answer- Yes! Just ask Hertz Rent-A-Car, as it was recently sued by a customer alleging negligent supervision, training, and retention. The customer alleged that Hertz breached its duty by allowing employees to use a Hertz computer to post disparaging comments on Facebook that… More

Facebook Shaming is Almost Never a Good Idea

An Indiana company recently found itself on the losing end of a courtroom battle over a Facebook post.  The dispute started when an employee decided to praise one co-worker and shame his colleague in connection with injury, recovery, and return to work.   Specifically, the co-worker posted: Isn’t [it] amazing how Jimmy experienced a 5 way… More