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The Ethics Coach on Handling Social Media Attacks

How do you respond when an employee lashes out on Twitter?
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Do you have an ethical dilemma? Write to The Ethics Coach at ethics@entrepreneur.com.

I hired an employee who worked one day, called in sick the next, then asked for a leave of absence. Per our policy, the leave would have been granted had he provided medical documentation--but he never did. He stopped coming to work, and we had to fire him. Then he sent me an accusatory e-mail and said terrible,

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