My clients are often frustrated by the anonymous (and, frankly, sometimes untruthful) postings on GlassDoor, which is a website where employers and employees can post information about their companies. Employees are emboldened by the anonymity to vent their feelings about their employer – and may even sometimes take advantage of it by making false or defamatory statements intended to put the employer in a bad light (even though they are not supposed to do so under GlassDoor’s Terms of Use – you know, that overwhelmingly long and technical document that no one ever reads). There’s usually not much that can be done, since the employees’ anonymity is generally understood to be virtually absolute, and it is difficult to get GlassDoor to remove an employee review. But those employees should beware, because that anonymity is not guaranteed, as demonstrated in a recent case.
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