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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


Get the popcorn ready, Harrison-Seven legal fight will be a knockout
  • MARQUE Lawyers
  • Australia
  • February 15 2017

The simmering feud between Seven West Media and its former employee Amber Harrison exploded into a full-on bare-knuckled legal brawl this week, when


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


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 as a recruitment tool: are there legal implications?
  • Holding Redlich
  • Australia
  • November 20 2012

Australian employers are increasingly using social media to find out about candidates for employment


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 - 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


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


“Maybe I shouldn’t have tweeted that!” social media misuse in the workplace
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • May 1 2015

This week, public broadcaster SBS dismissed soccer reporter Scott McIntyre following his posting, late on Anzac Day, of 'tweets' considered to be


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