Managers sending friend requests to staff via Facebook or Twitter constitute a growing and troublesome trend in the workplace, say employment lawyers. Online relations between boss and employee can trigger a host of legal claims, including harassment, discrimination or wrongful termination, as well as touch off cries of favoritism if the boss friends only a select few subordinates.
Lawyers warn: Bosses who 'friend' are begging to be sued
The National Law Journal
October 22, 2009
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