Industrial Relations

Facebook in the Workplace: An Update

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Facebook in the Workplace: An Update We recently reported on some recent decisions of Fair Work Australia in relation to the importance of a Social Media Policy in the workplace. Once of the cases we noted was Stutsel v Linfox Australia Pty Ltd[2011] FWA 8444. Linfox appealed that decision, with the Full Bench's decision beingRead More »Facebook in the Workplace: An Update

Discrimination in the Workplace

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It is a cardinal rule of Industrial Relations that an employer is never to discriminate against an employee. What most employers fail to realise, however, is just how wide a scope the term discrimination actually has. In its most basic form, discrimination is where a person or group is treated less favourably than others dueRead More »Discrimination in the Workplace