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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

Employer’s lack of social media policy results in reinstatement

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia
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  • February 27 2012

In a recent FWA decision, an employee was reinstated following termination for allegedly derogatory and harassing comments about managers posted on his Facebook page

Bullying in sport

  • Russell Kennedy
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  • Australia
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  • March 11 2014

The Fair Work Commission has had its new anti-bullying powers since 1 January 2014 and already it has received more than 40 complaints of workers

Social media policy and employment contracts - is it time to review yours?

  • Coleman Greig Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • December 20 2013

The potential for social media as a competitive marketing tool for businesses is unquestioned. Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, amongst other sites

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

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 termination still unfair, but next time not so lucky

  • Hunt & Hunt
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  • Australia
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  • October 25 2012

Fair Work Australia continues to treat ‘social media’ terminations with caution, but with a clear signal that its tolerance of social media ignorance will not last

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

Why employers need a social media policy

  • Turnbull Hill Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • August 3 2012

75 of businesses don’t have a formal policy in place on the use of social media