Beware of Your “Friends” on Social Media
gathers the easier it is for them to misconstrue this data and open an investigation about an individual’s claim. This aggressive practice is not limited to the BWC – employers and their representatives are also using social media to investigate injured workers’ claims. Don’t make yourself a target. While your workers’ compensation claims is pending with the BWC, we strongly recommend you implement stringent privacy settings on your Facebook or Twitter accounts or complete removal from all social media sites. With “friends” like these – who needs enemies?