Misusing company computers and reasons for dismissalCan an employee be fired for misusing company instant messaging system?By Tim Mitchell07/30/2008|Canadian Employment Law Today Question: One of our company's supervisors accused an employee of using the company’s instant messaging program for personal use. Should we investigate? If true, does this conduct warrant dismissal? Do we need to give a formal letter outlining the reasons for dismissal? Answer: To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.