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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    • Hurricane Harvey: Law Firms In The Aftermath

      With hurricane season underway, at-risk small businesses need to make sure they have a response plan in place to mitigate potential damages. Unfortunately, many small companies, especially law firms, don’t come close to being hurricane-ready. And this lack of preparedness can come at a significant cost.

      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…

    Brann & Isaacson- 14 readers -
  • The Different Types of White-Collar Crime Laws in Texas

    … taxes. 3. Both individuals, corporations, and other organizations may be found guilty of tax evasion. Money laundering describes the act of “transforming” illegally-gotten money into “clean,” or legitimate, funds: 1. The money is often deposited in a broker-dealer account or at a bank. 2. The funds are separated from the origin through a series…

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

    … by a lack of blood flow or other labor-related complication during the delivery process. The heart is responsible for pumping oxygenated blood throughout the body, and any obstruction of the child’s blood flow can lead to fetal hypoxia, tissue death, and infant brain damage. A newborn child’s heart is supposed to beat at ~120 beats per minute…

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

    … reading for more details. Hidden Investment Fees When it comes to hidden investment fees, what you don’t know really can hurt you. The U.S. Department of Labor believes that investors lose over $17 billion per year in concealed, incorrect and hidden fees. (Warren Buffett says the number may be closer to $100 billion.) Many funds and investment products…

    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

    … targets. For some, that meant creating phony accounts. For others, it meant spending precious time away from family and working ridiculous overtime… overtime that was never paid by the bank. The federal Fair Labor Standards Act – FLSA – requires most workers to receive time and one half pay for all hours worked in excess of 40 hours. Some…

    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

    … risks can be counteracted by engaging in safe driving procedures and practices. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration operated under the Unites States Department of Labor, the key to safe wintertime driving is preparing for trips, protecting yourself while driving, and preventing crashes on the road.4 In order to prepare…

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

    … Wage theft is a huge problem in the United States. Gone are the days when most workers would drive to a factory, clock in, work eight hours and go home. Today employers expect us to travel to different work sites, take phone calls while at home and even schedule appointments from home. Often employers don’t follow the rules and cheat…

    Due Diligence- 9 readers -
  • Beware of Accidents Over Labor Day Weekend

    … with the risks of many other types of accidents and injuries. Only some of these recreational accidents involve the following: Burns or fires from grills or bonfires Injuries suffered in softball, soccer, golf, or other sports ATV accidents Bicycle accidents Dog bites,2 especially at BBQs or gatherings Motorcycle accidents Many of these…

    Gabriel Levin/ 9 readers -
  • John Oliver's HBO Plug Helps Fiduciary Duty Go Primetime

    … John Oliver’s HBO Plug Helps Fiduciary Duty Go Primetime Posted on Tuesday, July 19, 2016 at 5:52 PM From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: The debate over the Labor Department’s regulation to raise investment advice standards for retirement accounts has been waged contentiously by regulators, lawmakers and industry…

    Eccleston Law Offices- 16 readers -
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