Most people who work will have a contract that allows employers to dismiss them under certain circumstances: incompetence, negligence, misconduct. But how far does that right extend? If the example of an Asda employee this week is anything to go by, too far. Till worker Brian Leach was reportedly sacked by the supermarket chain after he shared a video of a sketch by comedian Billy Connolly on his personal Facebook page. Read in full.
Chief Executive of Index on Censorship Jodie Ginsberg joined Index on Censorship from the think-tank, Demos. A former London Bureau Chief for Reuters, Jodie worked for more than a decade as a foreign correspondent and business journalist. She was previously Head of Communications for Camfed, a non-profit organisation working in girls’ education. Contact: [email protected]