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Covert workplace surveillance: are there grounds for it?
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • July 24 2017

A recent unfair dismissal case, Ms Shahin Tavassoli v Bupa Aged Care Mosman, in which an employee was dismissed based on footage obtained covertly by

Can you keep a secret? When a work address is personal information
  • BAL Lawyers
  • Australia
  • July 4 2017

A recent decision in the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal highlights the importance of thinking carefully about whether information constitutes

General Counsel Update - June 2017
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, European Union, Global, Hong Kong, United Kingdom
  • June 29 2017

Formal Brexit negotiations started on 19 June 2017. Whereas the EU indicated that it is ready and keen to go, the UK election has thrown a spanner in

Health Alert (Australia) 19 June 2017
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia
  • June 19 2017

This decision concerns a proceeding brought by the Health Services Union against the respondent for a failure to consult with the union about its

Hands off: Internal investigation documents and freedom of information
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • May 17 2017

The purpose of the Freedom of Information Act 1985 (Vic) (Act) is to access to information as much as possible. However a recent decision affirms

Health Alert (Australia) 15 May 2017
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia
  • May 15 2017

The case before the Commission related to an application for an award. The applicant, the Health Services Union of NSW, sought an award which would

Facebook stalking of employees may constitute a breach of privacy
  • Lander & Rogers
  • Australia
  • May 9 2017

In the decision of Jurecek v Director, Transport Safety Victoria, the Supreme Court of Victoria (Court) considered issues relating to a complaint by

Doing business in Australia
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia, Global
  • May 9 2017

Australia (also known as the Commonwealth of Australia) is a federation formed in 1901 with six states (New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, South

What Happens if an Employee Shares Your Confidential Information?
  • LegalVision
  • Australia
  • April 4 2017

Employers should take action to prevent current and former employees from taking a business’ confidential information when they leave a company. In

How Can an Employer Protect Their Confidential Information?
  • LegalVision
  • Australia
  • April 1 2017

Businesses are storing an increasing amount of their information in the cloud. As such, it's becoming far more difficult to prevent employees sharing