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I run a Twitter fan account for the Toronto Maple Leafs, and it has a large following. My employer told me I made an offensive post and therefore was fired. My twitter account does not have any mention to where I work, but does display my name, and is followed by some of my coworkers. Is this a case of wrongful termination. I was given no warning, social media guidelines of the company, or notice before being fired.

Hello and thank you for your question.

Based on your synopsis of events, it is unlikely that your employer has just cause for your dismissal and you are therefore entitled to a fair severance package. This is especially so considering you have never received a warning and the company does not have clear social media guidelines. That said, we will need more information regarding the content of the offensive post to make a more thorough determination.

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