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February 17, 2019 on chapter Social media

Can we make an employee change their LinkedIn profile image?

Do we have a legal right to make an employee change their LinkedIn photo if their current profile picture does not portray a professional image? Alternatively, can we include it in a policy and make it enforceable that way?

You can ask an employee to change their LinkedIn photo to reflect a more professional image. However, we would recommend caution, and potentially seeking specific legal advice before disciplining an employee for not following such a direction from you.

You could also include a line in your social media policy making it clear that LinkedIn accounts should reflect an employees’ employment, and reflect the professional nature of their employment, including professional images.

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