Misleading and deceptive conduct in Employment Advertisements

By publishing misleading information, publishers can be seen as adopting or endorsing it. Read more...

Writing job advertisements can be a minefield, and many employers do not understand their legal obligations when it comes to the wording of their advertisements.

To limit the possibility of misleading and deceptive conduct regarding the nature, availability and the terms and conditions of employment, pertinent information should be included in advertisements.

In some circumstances, publishers of misleading adver sements might
themselves be at risk of breaching the Australian Consumer Law.

By publishing misleading information, publishers can be seen as adopting or endorsing it.

To find out more download the new What you need to know… for Employment Advertising now, and also check out the others in the series.

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