Thursday, November 19, 2009

Watch What You Post On Facebook

Photo: Nathalie Blanchard, shown here on a beach holiday during her sick leave. (Facebook)

Depressed Woman Loses Benefits Over Facebook Photos -- CBC

A Quebec woman on long-term sick leave is fighting to have her benefits reinstated after her employer's insurance company cut them, she says, because of photos posted on Facebook.

Nathalie Blanchard, 29, has been on leave from her job at IBM in Bromont, Que., for the last year and a half after she was diagnosed with major depression.

The Eastern Townships woman was receiving monthly sick-leave benefits from Manulife, her insurance company, but the payments dried up this fall.

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My Comment: Her goose is cooked. With winter just around the corner .... and photos like this popping up .... no way is she going to get an ounce of sympathy from anyone (including me).

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