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Social media – the employer’s friend or foe?

 Dan Brush, special counsel, and Sarah Hedger, solicitor, at CBP Lawyers discuss the importance of employers educating their workforce about social media and internet usage, including implementing and communicating clear policies. It is recommended that employers implement clear policies about internet access in general and in particular, the use of social media sites while at… Read More

How to Avoid Stalkers in the Workplace

 Stalking is interpreted in a variety of ways for legal and other purposes, but it is generally regarded as actions or attention focused on a particular person, causing him or her to feel intimidated, fearful or uncomfortable for being singled out.  And it takes many forms, which commonly escalate into violent situations, in which victims’… Read More

Australia’s ranking falls in global contingent workforce survey

Australia ranks fifteenth out of seventy-five countries for relative ease of sourcing, hiring and retaining a contingent workforce in competing labour markets in 2014.  According to ManpowerGroup Solutions’ Managed Service Provider’s second Contingent Workforce Index (CWI), Australia fell from fourth place in 2013 to 15th in 2014 as a result of rising manufacturing wages and… Read More