Why employee misuse of the internet is risky business in Italy
Main image
Sharon Reilly
Sharon Reilly is a dual-qualified lawyer, co-founder, and managing partner of Reilly & Tesoro, Employment Law Firm

The internet and social media have become an integral part of our daily lives and, as a result, throwing up all sorts of issues in the workplace, previously unheard of.

In Italy, in recent years, there has been an exponential increase in employment disputes arising from the abuse or misuse of the internet. Cases are wide and varied: from employees criticising their employer on social media, to excessive browsing of the world wide web during working hours.