How women lawyers gained entry into the legal profession

Is there such a thing as WOMEN LAWYERS? Throughout the history of the legal system, there was no women evident in the legal profession. When attorneys, proctors and solicitors joined together in 1739, they founded the Society of Gentleman Practitioners in the Courts of Equity. Women had to fight hard to be allowed entry into…

The time is gone when a social media policy was inactive..

Many employers have introduced social media policies in recent years in an attempt to regulate inappropriate comments made by employees on social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. A recent Fair Work Commission unfair dismissal case was Malcolm Pearson v Linfox Australia Pty Ltd, take for example. In Malcolm Pearson, the defendant argued…

Your every location is being recorded

Originally posted on Freedom Press:
Photo: Just Ard/flickr The government has its sights set on records of your daily travel in its wishlist of stored data. But do you want to reveal such private information? By Alison Potter If privacy laws and the metadata furor seem a little esoteric, you may change your mind after…

Environment groups fear censorship over tax-free status

Originally posted on Freedom Press:
Photo: markemark4/flickr Voices for climate action in Canada and Australia are hearing a chilling message: stop challenging government policy or have your charitable status revoked. By Alison Potter In June this year, the Liberal Party federal council unanimously recommended stripping NGOs of the ability to receive tax deductible donations, and MP George Christensen…