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Friday, 2 December 2016In the news - Lawyers Weekly
Practice area demand driving collaboration among law firms There’s one practice area in Australia where demand so far outstrips supply that law firms are being forced to “act collegiately”, despite the competitive nature of the profession, according to a Maurice Blackburn principal.
Thursday, 1 December 2016In the news - Law Institute Journal
How we did it Maurice Blackburn CEO Greg Tucker shares his insights into the firm’s culture-centred improvement program.
Thursday, 1 December 2016In the news - Law Society Journal, December, 2016
Relinquishing group members' future rights? Lessons from Timbercorp The recent Timbercorp decisions highlight that a finding of unreasonableness will not be made lightly, but that the importance of carefully worded opt out notices remains.
Sunday, 27 November 2016In the news - ABC Radio National
Insurance industry stuck in 'dark ages', say mental health advocates Doctor shopping. Delaying vital medical care. Digging into your private records, When it comes to your mental health, are insurers playing fair? Natasha Mitchell investigates.
Friday, 25 November 2016In the news - The Australian
ICAO legal eagles keen on freer international air regulations In our world of ever-increasing airline competition and regulatory hurdles, it may come as a surprise to some that there is an appetite within the International Civil Aviation Organisation for significant international air transport liberalisation, deregulation and guidance on unifying consumer protection.
Thursday, 24 November 2016In the news - The Sydney Morning Herald
Garbo's wee problem fixed as Fair Work says employer shouldn't have let him go A garbage truck driver who lost his job after succumbing to a call of nature in a Melbourne laneway has got his job back.
Thursday, 24 November 2016In the news - ABC News
Foodora, Deliveroo food delivery services face legal challenge over claims couriers are independent contractors, not employees Food delivery services Foodora and Deliveroo are riding a wave of popularity with consumers. But like ride-sharing service company Uber before it, they face a legal challenge over the claim their army of cycle couriers are independent contractors, not employees.
Thursday, 24 November 2016In the news - The New Daily
Whistleblower deal struck by Nick Xenophon, Derryn Hinch long overdue: experts Experts say Senator Nick Xenophon’s deal for more whistleblower protections was long overdue, labeling Australia’s current laws as “hopeless”.
Wednesday, 23 November 2016In the news - SBS News
Vic institutions accountable for abuse Lawyers say other states should follow Victoria's lead in forcing institutions to prove they took steps to protect children under their care from being abused.
Tuesday, 22 November 2016In the news - Women's Agenda
Maternity leave over? 5 things that will help with the return to work There are various laws protecting mums from discrimination at work, including upon their return from parental leave. But the law says very little about what employers should do to transition parents back into their job.