Date: 21 November 2011
Publishers: Mayer Brown
In this 26-jurisdiction project covering the use of social media by employee and employers Pekin & Pekin contributed the Turkey chapter. The specific questions asked by the Mayer Brown team were:
- Are there any risks for employers that use social media sites to vet job applicants?
- What steps can be taken by employers to minimise such risks?
- What problems could an employer face as a result of employees using social media sites?
- What steps can be taken by an employer to minimise the risks associated with employees using social media sites?
Other jurisdictions covered by the project are Angola, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Mozambique, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Russia, Spain, Sultanate of Oman, Sweden, Switzerland, UAE and the United Kingdom.
Contributor: Sezin Akoğlu and Irmak Dırık, Employment, Data Protection
Download: The Turkey chapter can be downloaded here. Requests for the full booklet can be made via Charlotte McCrudden.