Social media in the workplace: practical tips for best practice policies
Internet Law Bulletin (Lexis Nexis) – June 2013
Andrew Bland and Sarah Waterhouse look at the rise in employment law decisions involving social media, particularly in unfair dismissal cases, and examples of emerging case law including the recent appeal in Linfox Australia Pty Ltd v Glen Stutsel. This paper – aimed at legal advisors in the areas of workplace and internet law – proposes that a comprehensive and effectively-implemented policy for employee use of social media is an essential legal risk management tool. It also provides practical hints on what to include in a social media policy for employees.
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