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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

General Counsel Update - November 2016
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, European Union, Hong Kong, United Kingdom
  • November 24 2016

The outcome of the June 2016 Brexit referendum raised many significant questions of concern to business. We began our Brexit analysis 18 months before

Social media in the workplace the good and the bad
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • Australia
  • 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

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

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

Developments in defamation law - the year of the tweet
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia
  • May 4 2016

During the last year, defamation law was dominated by emergent technologies, and in particular the continued explosion of new social media platforms

When workplace grumbles are shouted through a social media megaphone
  • Hunt & Hunt
  • Australia
  • July 30 2012

Facebook is a word that did not appear in decisions of Fair Work Australia (FWA), the federal industrial tribunal, until 2009

There’s no 10 in ‘11 for Warburton
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • June 10 2011

Partner, Tom Griffith examines the case Seven Network v James Warburton in which the Supreme Court of NSW upheld a restraint of trade that has the effect of delaying a leading television executive’s plans to move from Channel Seven to competing network Channel Ten with effect from 14 July 2011

What should I include in my social media policy?
  • Coleman Greig Lawyers
  • Australia
  • 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

Member Protection: A closer look at bullying in sport and the law
  • Gadens
  • Australia
  • March 10 2014

The release of the Ted Wells Report to the NFL has tarnished the mystique of the professional locker room. The report found that Jonathan Martin (an