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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

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

The high cost of sexual harassment
  • Carter Newell
  • Australia
  • 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

When tweets aren't so sweet: Twitter presents dangers to employers when employees are aggrieved
  • CBP Lawyers
  • Australia
  • February 19 2013

Increased use of social networking sites in the workplace requires employers to implement strategies to prevent the misuse of such sites by employees

The Fair Work Commission’s changing views on social media
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • February 11 2014

The Fair Work Commission has upheld the dismissal of an employee who refused to acknowledge that he had read and understood his employer's social

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

Smartphones and social media under the Workplace Surveillance Act (NSW) 2005
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • October 3 2013

Many employers supply their employees with smartphones to assist them to perform their role. It is only natural that an employer would want to use any

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

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

Why employers need a social media policy
  • Turnbull Hill Lawyers
  • Australia
  • August 3 2012

75 of businesses don’t have a formal policy in place on the use of social media