Is it okay to criticise your employer on Twitter?

According to a recent article courtesy of the New York Times it is.

However, the criticism is restricted and needs to be reasonable as the follow section of the article suggests:

...Labor law specialists say employees have the right to criticize or disparage their companies or supervisors as part of a conversation aimed at improving working conditions, but do not have the right to merely curse supervisors or make untrue, disloyal statements that damage a company’s reputation...

For more details see Labor Panel to Press Reuters Over Reaction to Twitter Post by Steven Greenhouse.

Thanks to Union Renewal blog for story.

8 comments:

Inspiration said...

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Bucket Truck said...

I do not think it is ok to criticise your employer on twitter. I would really like to check out the labor panel to press reuters over reaction to twitter post! We would never talk bad about our employer at http://www.skycoequipment.com

romanya vizesi said...

thanks for sharing

Office Humor said...

I think it's ok to critcise your employer on Twitter. Why not? Are we not entitled to freedom of speech?

salesroles said...

This is a difficult one...I suppose if your whistle-blowing there is definitely no harm in doing so
but if critcising think where it will put you
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