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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

Disciplining employees for out of hours conduct

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia
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  • September 28 2011

A recent decision of Fair Work Australia confirms the capacity of employers to discipline employees for out of hours conduct on social networking sites such as Facebook

Employees' Facebook posts out of work hours can put them out of work for good

  • Clayton Utz
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  • Australia
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  • December 19 2013

An employee's opinions can become a disciplinary matter if they can damage the employer's reputation or viability, or destroy the employer's

Schoolboy ordered to pay $105,000 damages for defamatory tweets - how to ensure that you or your staff aren’t next

  • Lander & Rogers
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  • Australia, United Kingdom
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  • March 7 2014

Recent judgments of Australian and UK courts have shown that anyone from school leavers to media veterans can fall foul of defamation laws if they are

Social media and work

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Australia
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  • June 1 2012

In the past few years, social media has become cemented into our culture and many users of social media have numerous profiles across a number of different sites

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

Twitter not immune from social media liability - a timely reminder to check your social media policy

  • Addisons
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  • Australia
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  • March 21 2014

The evolution and increased use of social media has required businesses to grapple with this new medium. Those without a robust social media policy

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