It was supplied by the gentleman i instigated disciplinary procedures against for aggressive behaviour. He is the person i am having the on-line conversation with,
The conversation was conducted at home.
It does. Covers work and private time. It refers to 'posts' rather than 'private messaging' but not sure whether this is a valid distinction.
> Take responsibility for what you post: A breach of confidentiality in relation to the Comany etc..
> Never leave inappropriate/commercially damaging or slandeous comments on Facebook or any other social networking site etc...
> Never reposind to posts about company etc..
> Do not share non public information, including but not limited to; etc..
All these expectations apply when you are utilising social networking sites outside of working hours.
Under heading "Employee Use Of Social Networks"
Company respects an employee's right to a private personal life and how online social networking sites, such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube can form part of this. It is important however that all employees are aware of the implications of engaging in social networking arenas that reference the company, its employess, suppliers and customer. We have specific expectations of behaviour when social media is used on a personal level by employees. These are: please see previous reply.
Posts were given to them in form of print out of conversation by other employee.
The posts refer to an employee i was having issues with, they admit to faults in my own behaviour as to why I was in a difficult position to address her wrong doings, I had only been manager for three months at the time. The print out is the only and sole reason for my suspension, there is no other evidence and no other issues regarding my conduct on my on my record.
Here is the list!
-Making inappropriate comments about colleagues (guilty)
- False customer complaint against colleagues (although conversation says this, i didn't actually go through with that)
-Removal/borrowing of companies monies potential theft (think they have mis-read this as i am refering to employee, not me)
- Till operations, employee accounts and check in/out procedures (guilty of letting staff take and return product without actually using system provided)
Dont mention her by name but obvious guy i'm talking to knows who i'm talking about. Say that colleagues tell me she is stealing from till, say she is a nightmare, call her poison and generally do a complete character assasination. I was letting of steam to be honest, did not consider anyone else reading it and was comfortable in fact guy i was talking to knew me well enough not to take me seriously.
no, visable only to myself and guy i was having conversation with.
he's another employee.
They have conversation, I have said it is not from my facebook and i know nothing of it. They have asked me to prove it is not from my facebook. I cant do this, I can't prove it is either as I deleted it. In your opinion do they have grounds to dismiss me on the print out of this conversation alone?
Really appreciate the time you have given me. Big thank you,
Yes thank you. I decided to communicated the points you made and give 1 months notice to terminate my employment due to loss of faith in the company. I had put my head on the block recently by personally calling and then re-affirming in writing my belief that the company threatens job security routinely as a way of increasing productivity (an e-mail had been leaked to the press and we subsequently had the pleasure of listening to a voice-mail portraying a supportive environment that i don't believe any employee recognized, it made my blood boil!) and although my store had been in the top three for the previous 4 month I was consistently being chased for tasks either already done or that I had been given lee-way previously. To be honest I was working 14 hours days for an unappreciative company and having a sense that I had taken professional advice gave me the confidence to cut my loses and use my skills for mine and my families benefit. I am extremely grateful.