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This is the dilemma set out in "Work ethics" - a feature of The Guardian's Saturday Work supplement. More details: I've discovered an 'anonymous' work blog which I'm sure is all about our office. Ev…

Facebook and trade union organising

A discussion paper released by ACAS this week recognises the use of Web 2.0 communication technologies in the organisation of industrial conflict. Of particular note is a reflection on how tools such as Facebook appear to be an …

The first employee to be fired via Facebook?

According to the Daily Mail yesterday, Elaine Sutton the manageress of Cookies in Leigh, Greater Manchester, fired Chelsea Taylor from her Saturday job for losing a £10 note during an errand to get some biscuits for the staff. M…

New research paper on employee Internet use

I've just finished a paper I intend to present to a conference in the USA early next week - see details . The paper is entitled: The employee and the Internet age: A reflection, map and research agenda . A copy can be viewed …

An article that appeared on Personnel Today about a recent civil service strike makes reference to Facebook and how employees who did not strike may do so if this continues to be the course of action taken by the PCS trade union…

The Israeli military cancelled a planned raid on a Palestinian village after one of its soldiers posted details of the operation on Facebook. The unnamed soldier revealed the time and place of the raid and the name of his unit on…

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According to the BBC News website over the weekend: US troops are to be allowed to use social networking websites such as Twitter and Facebook following a review of internet use and security. Defence department officials say the…