Labor

The Australian Labor Party (also ALP and Labor, was Labour before 1912) is an Australian political party. The party has been in opposition at federal level since the 2013 election. Bill Shorten has been the party's federal parliamentary leader since 13 October 2013. The party is a federal party with branches in each state and territory. The ALP forms government in South Australia, and the Australian Capital Territory. The party competes against the Liberal/National Coalition for political office at the federal and state (and sometimes local) levels.
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  • Manufacturing Plant & Factory Worker Injuries

    … for no cost. Manufacturing Plant & Factory Accidents Texas is home to dozens of manufacturing plants and factories which produce everything from food, to furniture, to oil & gas. Tens of thousands of Texans work in these environments, which are often fraught with risk and dangerous scenarios. According to the Federal Bureau of Labor Statistics…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 15 readers -
  • Hurricane Harvey: Law Firms In The Aftermath

    …, law firms and other businesses have a notably poor track record when it comes to coping with and recovering from natural disasters. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, over 40% of companies that experience disasters never reopen. Over 25% of the remaining companies close within two years of the disaster. Despite these grim statistics, three…

    Stacey Burke/ Stacey E Burke Blog- 15 readers -
  • Brann & Isaacson attorneys selected for The Best Lawyers in America© 2018

    … Seven Brann & Isaacson attorneys have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2018: George S. Isaacson, Commercial Litigation; Litigation and Controversy—Tax; Martin I. Eisenstein, Litigation and Controversy–Tax; Tax Law; Martha E. Greene, Trusts and Estates; Peter D. Lowe, Employment Law—Management; Benjamin W…

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  • The Different Types of White-Collar Crime Laws in Texas

    …. It may be difficult or impossible to identify these activities from outside of the organization or company. For example: The Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) received almost 4,000 tips (2015) that involved a variety of white-collar crimes, including corruption and bribes. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) says that white-collar…

    The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp- 9 readers -
  • Fetal Bradycardia Birth Injuries

    … process requiring the utmost attention and care given to the mother and child. A lapse in judgment or negligence on behalf of the medical team can lead to serious birth injuries including permanent brain damage. If medical malpractice on behalf of a doctor or nurse led to your child’s birth injuries, why should your family suffer the financial…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 15 readers -
  • Concealed or Hidden Investment Fees? SEC Whistleblower Post

    … for SEC Whistleblower actions. The whistleblower lawyers at MahanyLaw are investigating claims that investment funds are overcharging or concealing fees from investors. If you have inside information about one of these violations, please contact us immediately. You may be entitled to a large cash award through the SEC whistleblower program. Keep…

    Due Diligence- 12 readers -
  • President Trump's Memo is Unclear on Directive to Delay DOL Fiduciary Rule

    … President Trump’s Memo is Unclear on Directive to Delay DOL Fiduciary Rule Posted on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at 9:19 AM From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: President Trump has sent a memo regarding the Department of Labor’s fiduciary duty rule. Most notably, the memo does not direct the Department of Labor to delay…

    Eccleston Law Offices- 13 readers -
  • Wells Fargo Employee? Denied Overtime? Now Is the Time

    … honestly. They were made by cheating customers and workers. If you were one of those workers, the time has never been better to step forward. Finally, the courts and regulators are listening. The Department of Labor has announced a “top to bottom” review of the company’s employment practices. That is welcome news, albeit a bit late, for the thousands…

    Due Diligence- 15 readers -
  • LPL Standardizes Brokers' Product Commissions

    … Department of Labor Fiduciary Rule issued in April. The new rule issued by the DOL has made it necessary for LPL to standardize commissions and share classes it pays brokers when they sell all investment products, not just retirement accounts. LPL also is working on standardizing commissions for alternative investment products like non-traded real…

    Eccleston Law Offices- 9 readers -
  • Dallas Scissor Lift Accident Attorney

    …We represent those injured or killed in scissor lift falls. Call our Dallas attorneys at 1-877-405-4313 for a free consultation. The number of people who suffer catastrophic injuries and wrongful deaths after falling from scissor lifts and/or aerial work platforms is staggering. These accidents usually involve heights in excess of six feet…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 26 readers -
  • Driver Duties in Winter Weather

    … Weather conditions can severely impact travel and road safety by impairing a driver’s capabilities, vehicle performance, or infrastructure stability.1 For instance, precipitation such as rain, sleet, or snow can result in decreased visibility distance, pavement friction problems, lane obstructions, delayed travel time, inadequate speed limits…

    Bruning Legal- 26 readers -
  • Wage Theft Post – Getting Paid for Travel and Commuting?

    … to the exceptions. The FLSA sets forth a federal minimum wage and requires most workers be paid at time and one half rates if they work more than 40 hours in a 7-day work period. (Some unscrupulous employers try to declare all workers to be “managers” or tell workers that because they are salaried, they are exempt from overtime. Don’t believe it. If you have…

    Due Diligence- 9 readers -
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