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Social media in the workplace - risks for employees and lessons for employers
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • February 28 2014

Recent cases have highlighted the perils of social media for employees, and the importance for employers of managing these issues correctly. Workplace

Social media use away from work how misuse can impact working relationship
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Australia
  • 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

Dismissal after inappropriate Facebook posts held to be unfair
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • 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

Third time unlucky for Linfox: Facebook dismissal still unfair
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • 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

Ride the social media wave (without wiping out)
  • Sparke Helmore Lawyers
  • Australia
  • 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
  • Australia
  • 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

Employment relations in the social media age
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • September 28 2011

From an employment relations point of view social media has had two major impacts

Social media as a recruitment tool: are there legal implications?
  • Holding Redlich
  • Australia
  • November 20 2012

Australian employers are increasingly using social media to find out about candidates for employment

“Maybe I shouldn’t have tweeted that!” social media misuse in the workplace
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • May 1 2015

This week, public broadcaster SBS dismissed soccer reporter Scott McIntyre following his posting, late on Anzac Day, of 'tweets' considered to be

Social media policies in Australia where does the workplace end and private life begin?
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • Australia
  • 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