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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


Social media: private life and work life collides again
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • September 9 2013

The debate about employees' freedom of speech on social media made headlines last month when the Federal Circuit Court refused to make orders to


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


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


“Bacon hater” Facebook slur leaves employer sizzling as FWA determines dismissal unfair
  • MARQUE Lawyers
  • Australia
  • October 9 2012

Facebook users now surpass 1 billion, including many of your employees


Social media misuse: who is liable under discrimination law?
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • August 5 2011

If an employer does decide to give its employees access to social media it is important to manage expectations and behaviours by setting out and communicating clear boundaries and conditions of use


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


Social media in the court room
  • Coleman Greig Lawyers
  • Australia
  • 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


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


Bullying prevention guidelines released by worksafe
  • Buddle Findlay
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • February 25 2014

WorkSafe New Zealand (WorkSafe) last week released best practice guidelines on Preventing and Responding to Workplace Bullying. The guidelines are in