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Law at Work – Electronic Communication & Social Media

Law at Work

Description

Are you clear on how social media can be viewed as part of the workplace? Do you have a clear understanding about the business impact and personal consequences of inappropriate behaviour via email, text message and on social media sites?

This course provides training on organisation and worker responsibilities in relation to the use of electronic communication and social media in connection with the workplace, legal obligations regarding their use, and the consequences arising from misuse.

Legal content is contextualised for learners via:

  • Real-world scenarios based on case law
  • Character point-of-view insights
  • Interactive decision points
  • Emotional connections to human stories.

This course is created in partnership with award-winning Australian law firm Lander & Rogers.

Topics Covered

  • Definition of key terms and concepts
  • Define how electronic communication and social media can be instruments of unlawful discrimination, bullying and harassment
  • Strategies to avoid breaching workplace laws when using electronic communication and social media
  • What constitutes the workplace
  • Legal consequences of misusing electronic communication and social media in the workplace
  • Analysis of a range of legal case studies related to the misuse of electronic communication and social media in the workplace

Learning Objectives

On completing this course, learners should be able to:

  • Identify what is appropriate and inappropriate use of electronic communication and social media in the workplace
  • Outline how electronic communication and social media can be instruments of discrimination, bullying and harassment
  • Describe the legal consequences of misusing electronic communication and social media in the workplace
  • Explain the circumstances in which a worker’s communication via electronic communication and social media may have a connection with the workplace
  • Apply practical strategies to avoid the breach of any company or legal requirements regarding the use of electronic communication and social media associated with the workplace.

Business Outcomes

Organisations implementing this course can:

  • Reduce the incidence of inappropriate workplace behaviour via electronic communication and social media in the workplace
  • Protect their organisational brand and reputation from damage related to inappropriate behaviour in the workplace
  • Deliver comprehensive and cost-effective appropriate workplace behaviour training to a wide range of individuals in the workplace
  • Strengthen employee engagement by implementing best practice compliance with appropriate workplace behaviour laws.

Target Audience

The content contained in this course is suitable for:

  • Public- and private-sector workers
  • Workers, executives and board members across all industries
  • Workers, executives and board members at all levels of an organisation.

Duration

Approximately 35 minutes

Mission Statement

"To develop products and services designed to assist organisations who may not have the capacity, resources or finances to do it themselves."

Our Mission Statement

"To develop products and services designed to assist organisations who may not have the capacity, resources or finances to do it themselves."

Our Vision Statement

“To be the market leaders in innovative, efficient, Workplace Solutions, Compliance & Training."

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Postal Address:
PO Box 170,
Rokeby TAS 7019

Head Office:
Building 5 (Showgrounds)
2 Howard Road,
Glenorchy TAS 7010