On the weekend, Netflix's US communications chief Jonathan Friedland was fired from the company for "descriptive use of the N-word" in the workplace. In an internal memo to staff, CEO Reed Hastings explained that Friedland had been let go for exhibiting "unacceptably low racial awareness and sensitivity." Meanwhile, here in Australia, much has been made of "the right to be a bigot". This got us wondering - is it legal to terminate an Australian employee for using a racial epithet? Or would they have a case for unfair dismissal? Let's find out.
Windows/Mac. I casually mentioned the existence of Emojicopy the other day in one of our secret Lifehacker chat rooms, and I was surprised to find that nobody else had ever heard of this site. Which then got me thinking. How do most people hunt down emoji to drop into messages, blog posts and other important documents?
"There is a shortfall of credible and relevant development opportunities that are focused on the challenges and complexity the marketing function," says managing partner and CMO of PwC Australia Mike McGrath.