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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


The world wide web of laws entangling social media
  • Hunt & Hunt
  • Australia
  • November 2 2011

The nature of communication and the interaction between people is drastically evolving


What if your employee refuses to sign the social media policy?
  • Coleman Greig Lawyers
  • Australia
  • 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


Employees' Facebook posts out of work hours can put them out of work for good
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • 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


Employee dismissed for soliciting employer's clients through LinkedIn
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • August 1 2013

An employee's social media postings can be incompatible with the duties the employee owes his or her employer. The Fair Work Commission has upheld an


Social media in the workplace
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • May 4 2012

Social media has become increasingly prevalent in society


Dispute resolution in sport
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • April 28 2015

The establishment of clear and effective policies and procedures is a particularly important aspect of good governance and management in sporting


Australia: Perth Glory suspended, fined and going to Supreme Court
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia
  • April 13 2015

Perth Glory have been fined $269,000 and ejected from the finals series of the A-League after being found guilty of salary cap breaches. The breaches


BLG Monthly Update
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Argentina, Australia, Canada, United Kingdom, USA
  • December 19 2012

The BLG Monthly Update is a digest of recent developments in the law which Neil Guthrie, our National Director of Research, thinks you will find


Australian cricketers test disciplinary boundaries
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Australia
  • March 21 2013

Some months ago, I wrote an article comparing the process for Kevin Pietersen's reintegration into the England cricket team with the use of workplace