A Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission has today ruled in favour of reducing Sunday and public holiday penalty rates in the retail sector. This long-awaited decision will be welcomed by employers in the retail industry after a tough start to 2017, although the proposed changes to Sunday rates are to be phased in over a number of years, with the exact timing yet to be finally determined.
We are delighted to advise that corporate insurance partner Mark Lindfield has joined our Corporate team in Sydney.
We are delighted to announce that partner Michael Loterzo has joined our Property, Projects & Infrastructure practice in Melbourne.
We are delighted to announce that Lander & Rogers has been nominated as a finalist in this year's Financial Review Client Choice Awards for Best Law Firm (revenue $50m - $200m), and that partner Daniel Proietto has been named a finalist for Most Client Focused Lawyer.
Lander & Rogers has advised insurance brokerage and risk management services firm Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE:AJG) in its acquisition of Australian financial advisory firm Complete Financial Balance Pty Ltd (CFB) in Brisbane, Australia.
As the year comes to a close and we are all keenly anticipating the festive season holiday, it is also good to remember that for some people in our community, this time of year can be extremely stressful.
According to the Honourable Kim Beazley AC, when it comes to the actual operation of Australia's economy, "We are not integrating with the Asian economy, we are integrating with the American economy."
The new Health Complaints Act 2016 (Vic) (Act) recently passed by the Victorian Parliament will come into effect on 1 February 2017.
The Victorian Government has allocated $572 million of its 2016-17 state budget as a first step towards addressing family violence, vowing to implement all 227 recommendations of the Royal Commission into Family Violence handed down earlier this year.