Employers should feel comfortable to question employee absences provided that they approach initial discussions constructively. This was the key message from Lander & Rogers' Workplace Relations & Safety partner Daniel Proietto at a briefing event for employers.
Following a week of calls for a boycott of the 2016 Census amid fears regarding the security of personal information to be collected online this year, no one seemed particularly surprised when the Australian Bureau of Statistics (*ABS*) confirmed that the system had been targeted, and ultimately disabled, by malicious cyber attacks.
"As a Coroner, we speak for the dead to protect the living"
Australian law firm Lander & Rogers announced that Accredited Family Law Specialist Collette McFawn has joined the firm as a partner in its Sydney Family & Relationship Law practice.
Lander & Rogers recently acted on a range of real estate transactions for Stockland and ARA Asset Management Pty Ltd.
Transgender, gender diverse, and intersex people living in Victoria will now be able to apply to change the sex on their birth certificate and birth registration without having to undergo sex affirmation surgery.
Speaking to over 300 attendees at Lander & Rogers' annual client Economic Briefing in Melbourne this week, Alan Oster, Group Chief Economist at NAB, said that global economic data in 2016 is soft, but not back to 2008 levels. "This might sound trite, but you know where you're starting from," he said.