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Due to the fact that my company has decided to pay all the office staff a bonus and all the managers graded M2 and above, and not the workers in the factory i have created a facebook page for ppl to vent, what are the legal implications of this and can i be dis-missed for it?

 

plz contact me and i will be able to share the link on fb!

 

any advice is welcome, in the last 3 years the have taken so much from us workers and we have had enough. we don't know our rights enough to stand up for our self's . plz help!

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I would suggest this is an extremely dangerous thing to do and if there is anyway you can be identified as the author of the page you are likely to be looking for another job very soon.

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Hello there.

 

I agree with RMW, we see loads of problems stemming from facebook.

 

You've posted on the benefits section though, I'll move this to the employment forum and leave you a redirect to follow from this forum to the new one.

 

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My company (5000+ employees) has a social media policy, tread carefully with this, you will have a "bringing the company into disrepute" clause in your T&C's somewhere.

 

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could u add me on fb and take a look. i have chosen my words carefully, i think???

 

Hello again.

 

I've asked for guidance on this from the rest of the team, because we don't want anyone to get into trouble.

 

If you PM me a link to the FB page, I'll have a look, no promises at this stage. For now, please don't put any clues about how to find it on this thread.

 

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Hi

 

 

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You really need to also read your companies Social Networking Policy and I would advise refraining from posting anything further on your FB at present.

 

Do any of your work colleagues or friends know you setup this FB page?

 

Also have you actually put a grievance in with your company about this issue?

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i should also point out that its a group and anly for the ppl i invite, created today and only psted posative things about where i work and also making HUGE references to the fact that it is not about where i work.

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Have you actually put a grievance into your employer about this issue or has any of employees actually asked why factory workers not getting bonus?

 

Also does your company have any policies on bonuses?

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i should also point out that its a group and anly for the ppl i invite, created today and only psted posative things about where i work and also making HUGE references to the fact that it is not about where i work.

 

Hello again. Your first post seems to be at odds with this. If people start venting, it could go very badly wrong.

 

Due to the fact that my company has decided to pay all the office staff a bonus and all the managers graded M2 and above, and not the workers in the factory i have created a facebook page for ppl to vent, what are the legal implications of this and can i be dis-missed for it?

 

plz contact me and i will be able to share the link on fb!

 

any advice is welcome, in the last 3 years the have taken so much from us workers and we have had enough. we don't know our rights enough to stand up for our self's . plz help!

 

Do you have a union at work? I don't recommend sharing the FB link at this stage.

 

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stu07, yes we have a grievance procedure, but even if we put one in what good will it do? they will turn around and tell us we didn't hit our tgt's again, they set them too high. plus all the managers get bonuses for keeping costs down, so spending money to fix machines hits into there bonus, we then have to run our machines making quick fixes where we can to try to hit our tgt's. if all the machines ran at 100% our tgt's would be achievable. but they wont spend money to fix them cos it comes out of there operating income and so we cant achieve our tgts. its loose loose for us all. any ideas?

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So you haven't place a grievance with your employer but instead chose to setup a FB page for ppl to vent.

 

This could go very badly wrong and I assume some of those invited are employees of said company.

 

1. If so they could air/vent out on your FB page about employer.

2. How can you be sure the no one invited will not take a screenshot of that FB Page and it possibly getting into employers hands.

 

As has been suggested if you have a union I would approach them.

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I cannot express the urgency you need to adopt and get that FB page deleted. Your managers will get wind of it, because somebody will tell them. For your own peace of mind and job security, I implore you to delete it

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At the end of my tether, how can i make you ppl relies we need help, we are less than dirt, i truly mean it. Fb page gone. our voice gone. we have nothing, how do we stand up to these ppl without getting terminated? can you help or do i give up?

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