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Social Comment Costs Civil Servant A Promotion

A civil servant was banned from promotion for a year following "misuse" of social media, official documents show. The employee was one of seven staff members disciplined by the Welsh government for writing "inappropriate comments" on Facebook or Twitter during the past five years. The civil servant was issued with a written warning and prevented from career progression for 12 months after posting remarks that were deemed to breach the civil service code on Facebook.

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