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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

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

Third time unlucky for Linfox: Facebook dismissal still unfair

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • Australia
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  • February 12 2014

The Federal Court has dismissed an application for judicial review of an October 2012 decision of a Full Bench of Fair Work Australia (FWA) (as it

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

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

Option to renew contract of services containing restraint cause validly exercised, celebrity barred from engaging with competitor

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • Australia
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  • August 5 2013

The Supreme Court of New South Wales has enforced a contract of services between a television network and a celebrity talent judge to prevent the

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

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

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