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Andrew Bland was his opinion for an article  "Would You Tell A Prospective Employer If You Were Pregnant?" for Marie Claire

You're interviewing for your dream job...you're three months pregnant. Do you tell?

 

The law says an employer has no right to know you’re pregnant at the time of an interview. But what's the cost of keeping quiet?

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An Article in BRW

When Qantas invited its Twitter followers to describe a luxury inflight experience to win a gift pack, the airline presumably was seeking to repair relations strained from its grounding of the entire fleet a few weeks earlier in response to a labour dispute.

Instead it faced an almighty backlash. Within hours, thousands of angry and unimpressed customers took to the social media site to voice their views. Responses ranged from “Getting from A to B without the plane being grounded or an engine catching fire” to “More than 3 mins notice that the whole service has been grounded #QantasLuxury” to “#QantasLuxury is a massive executive bonus while your workers starve and your former customers choke”.....

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Law Firm Helping Companies Manage Social Media Risk

In an historic first in Australia, a law firm (BlandsLaw)has developed a suite of social media policy products, designed to assist companies and suppliers manage their social media risk. As BlandsLaw has extensive expertise in workplace and commercial law and is an active user of social media, they are well placed to advise companies on the many aspects of social media.

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