May 21, 2017 5:16 PM | Posted by Veronica Scott, Cathy Lyndon | Permalink
Privacy iconMany of our clients introduce new technologies into their workforce with the aim of improving safety – recently we have seen employers, ranging from emergency services and health providers to construction firms, introducing body cameras, and there are plenty of smart phone apps which assist with WHS compliance. read more
December 1, 2016 8:55 AM | Posted by Veronica Scott | Permalink
Most organisations are well aware of their privacy obligations to their customers, but many assume that they don't have to worry about privacy when dealing with their employee's personal information because of the employee record exemption in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth).  read more
December 1, 2016 8:30 AM | Posted by Tony Middleton | Permalink
A recent decision by the Federal Court comes amidst the start of the festive season but has left neither party with any holiday cheer. read more
May 6, 2014 8:47 AM | Posted by Charles Alexander | Permalink
For Privacy Awareness Week, Minter Ellison's Charles Alexander discussed some of the key issues with Privacy Commissioner Timothy Pilgrim. The three parts cover issues including the Australian Privacy Principles, the ‘Heartbleed bug’ and the privacy implications of social media for employers and prospective employees. read more
December 16, 2013 10:55 AM | Posted by Rory Jolley, Michael Tehan | Permalink
The Fair Work Commission has again this week confirmed that employers may validly sack employees for injudicious use of social media use – whether at work or not. The message to employees is clear: you need to think carefully before making comments on social media relating to your employment. read more