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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

The world wide web of laws entangling social media

  • Hunt & Hunt
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  • Australia
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  • November 2 2011

The nature of communication and the interaction between people is drastically evolving

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

Social media in the workplace the good and the bad

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • Australia
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  • February 13 2014

With the exponential growth in the world of social media, it is important that employers are well versed as to the impact it can have on recruitment

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

Not model behaviour: disability discrimination and mental illness

  • MARQUE Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • November 14 2013

Love her or loathe her, Charlotte Dawson has used her public profile to raise awareness about mental illness. Ms Dawson's past public battle with

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

Dismissal after inappropriate Facebook posts held to be unfair

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • October 30 2012

The recent decision in Linfox Australia Pty Ltd v Stutsel 2012 FWAFB 7079 reinforces how important it is for employers to have sound social media policies

Ride the social media wave (without wiping out)

  • Sparke Helmore Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • December 12 2013

Social media provides opportunities, and challenges, to businesses. A considered social media policy will help minimise the risks of working in

Social media: employee use still a cause for concern

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • April 18 2012

Linfox Australia has appealed against the recent controversial decision of Glen Stutsel v Linfox Australia Pty Ltd 2011 FWA 8444, where an employee was reinstated following the termination of his employment for posting offensive comments about his managers on Facebook