We use cookies to customise content for your subscription and for analytics.
If you continue to browse Lexology, we will assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. For further information please read our Cookie Policy.

Search results

Order by: most recent most popular relevance



Results: 1-10 of 434

“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


Scott Mcintyre, SBS and 60,000 dead soldiers
  • MARQUE Lawyers
  • Australia
  • April 29 2015

SBS presenter Scott McIntyre was sacked for breaching the SBS social media policy, over a series of incendiary tweets he issued late on ANZAC Day in


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


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


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 and confidentiality clauses - how a daughter’s post cost her family $80,000
  • Coleman Greig Lawyers
  • Australia
  • April 24 2014

Many of my prior blogs and articles have been about the importance of checking your posts or tweets before sending them out into the world wide web


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


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


No more ‘foxing’ on social media
  • Bartier Perry
  • Australia
  • March 26 2014

Recent decisions on social media highlight the dangers for an employee’s ongoing employment if they use social media to make adverse comment on their


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