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Workplace defamation a WHS concern

  • Holman Webb
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  • Australia
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  • September 23 2014

A recent SA District Court defamation case has raised some interesting OHS concerns (Tassone v Kirkham). Both Mr Tassone and Mr Kirkham were prison

Social media use away from work how misuse can impact working relationship

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • Australia
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  • August 25 2014

While more and more organisations are recognising the advantages of encouraging employees to use social media at work, it is the misuse o social

Oracle damages: What are an employee’s hurt feelings worth on today’s market?

  • Russell Kennedy
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  • Australia
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  • August 22 2014

Two recent decisions by the Federal Court of Australia indicate that courts are prepared to award successful plaintiffs tens of thousands of dollars

VWA to investigate football clubs' supplement use

  • Gadens Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • July 14 2014

On 17 June 2014, ABC News reported that the VWA has "confirmed that it has received a request under section 131 of the Victorian OHS Act to

What if your employee refuses to sign the social media policy?

  • Coleman Greig Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • July 8 2014

The above question was answered in the case of Malcolm Pearson v Linfox Australia Pty Ltd 2014 FWC 446. In that case, over a period just short of

Social media in the court room

  • Coleman Greig Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • May 27 2014

Given the popularity of social media in the lives of the young and old - at both a professional and personal level, it's not surprising that the

The high cost of sexual harassment

  • Carter Newell
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  • Australia
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  • April 28 2014

The recent Federal Court decision in Ewin v Vergara (No 3) 2013 FCA 1311 highlights how important it is for employers to have in place appropriate

Social media and confidentiality clauses - how a daughter’s post cost her family $80,000

  • Coleman Greig Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • April 24 2014

Many of my prior blogs and articles have been about the importance of checking your posts or tweets before sending them out into the world wide web

What should I include in my social media policy?

  • Coleman Greig Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • April 7 2014

Businesses are increasingly aware of the importance of social media policies in relation to employees' conduct online. However, a social media policy

Social media policies in Australia where does the workplace end and private life begin?

  • Clyde & Co LLP
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  • Australia
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  • April 3 2014

In the recent case of Malcolm Pearson v Linfox Australia Pty Ltd 2014 FWC 446, the Australian Fair Work Commission recently held that it is not