Facebook flubs and Twitter traps that can get you fired

Travis Megale is happily employed. A regular Facebook user, he knows how to use the site appropriately and what NOT to say or post. Unfortunately, many Facebook members do not. Job termination due

Published on: September 28th, 2010 Joan Goodchild

Ex-employee wirelessly disables customer cars, causes others to honk endlessly

More than 100 car owners in and around Austin, Texas recently discovered that their cars wouldn't start. Or that their horns wouldn't stop honking -- all night long. Or that their vehicle leases

Published on: March 19th, 2010 Ian Paul

FiredWithoutCause.com helps laid off workers get fair severance pay

A new Web site is offering help for Canadians who are laid off from their jobs in getting better severance pay with a do-it-yourself style automated legal service.FiredWithoutCause.com launched July 10 and offers

Published on: July 16th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Beware of firing employees for negative Facebook comments

With social networks, we're all instant publishers of information. If you say something about your employer over Facebook or Twitter, you should be prepared to own up to the consequences. But companies would

Published on: March 16th, 2009 C.G. Lynch

How to know if you’re likely to be laid off

"Will I still have a job tomorrow?" With the economy in a far-reaching recession and companies announcing layoffs seemingly every day, that question looms large in every working person's mind. And with good

Published on: February 13th, 2009 Meridith Levinson