Olympic Risks

After losing a soccer match in the 2012 Olympics, a Swiss soccer player Tweeted a comment about the opposing team that was flagged as racist.  This caused him to be the second person expelled from the Olympics due to a discriminatory post, the first being Voula Papachristou – a Greek triple-jumper. ProtectLawyers.com consults clients that in the workplace, social networking can be an outlet for harassment and discrimination and should be monitored.  They also advise clients to obtain Employment Practices Liability insurance to protect them from this risk.