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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

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

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

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

No more ‘foxing’ on social media

  • Bartier Perry
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  • Australia
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  • March 26 2014

Recent decisions on social media highlight the dangers for an employee’s ongoing employment if they use social media to make adverse comment on their

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

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