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Howzat! NSW female cricketers first fully paid Australian professional women’s team
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia
  • October 17 2016

The New South Wales Breakers has put all squad members on full time contracts, increasing the minimum salary from AU$11,000 to at least AU$35,000

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

Telecommunications, media and technology law update - April 2016
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia, OECD
  • May 10 2016

Key recent developments in the area of Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT) law are summarised as follows. Copyright in Russian television

Disciplining employees for out of hours conduct
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • September 28 2011

A recent decision of Fair Work Australia confirms the capacity of employers to discipline employees for out of hours conduct on social networking sites such as Facebook

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

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

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

AFL “list management” - a polite term for age discrimination?
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • Australia
  • November 24 2015

As the Australian Football League 2016 pre-season approaches, there is a lot of talk in the media about "list management" by clubs. This generally

Misusing social media where can employers draw the line?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • January 15 2014

The Full Federal Court has handed down its decision in Linfox Australia Pty Ltd v Fair Work Commission. The Full Court upheld the decision of the

Twitter not immune from social media liability - a timely reminder to check your social media policy
  • Addisons
  • Australia
  • March 21 2014

The evolution and increased use of social media has required businesses to grapple with this new medium. Those without a robust social media policy