These bills overhaul the regulation of NSW public sector employment and, once passed, will repeal and replace the PSEMA.
Historic steps were made as individuals marched in support of the constitutional recognition of Indigenous Australians.
The NSW Government has introduced the Victims Rights and Support Bill 2013 to abolish the Victims Compensation Tribunal.
The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse has commenced private hearings in May in Sydney.
In "Daishowa-Marubeni International Ltd. v Canada", the Supreme Court of Canada held 9:0 that Daishowa-Marubeni International’s proceeds from the disposition of two forest tenures should not include the reforestation obligations that were assumed by the purchasers.
Following a provincial general election on May 14, 2013, re-elected BC Premier Christy Clark, announced a new provincial cabinet on June 7, 2013, in a ceremony at the Convention Centre in Vancouver.
In recent years, proponents in the natural resource industry have become more comfortable with fulfilling the duty to consult with Aboriginal communities and Aboriginal and treaty rights.
Bill 22 – Aboriginal Consultation Levy Act was recently introduced in the Legislative Assembly of Alberta.
The Joint Review Panel held that it did not have statutory authority to consider the adequacy of Crown consultation in relation to the proposed project.
The British Columbia Court of Appeal has just released Sechelt Indian Band v. British Columbia, 2013 BCCA 262.
The NEC3 Engineering and Construction Contract has often been hailed as the 'construction contract of the future'.
Under the Dome: Inside the Maine State House is a weekly update that provides a high-level overview of recent activity at the Maine State House.
The U.S. Department of Defense recently published its first set of proposed regulations that would impose specific anti-counterfeiting obligations on defense contractors.
President Barack Obama insisted that the government's secret surveillance of phone records and online activity has sufficient oversight and congressional support in response to the uproar caused when the programs were recently revealed in leaked documents.
There may be a lot less to the NSA "scandal" than meets the eye.
The month of May saw a number of proposed and implemented developments that were equally applicable to nonprofit and for-profit contractors and grant recipients.
Do you know a "place of public accommodation" when you see it? Federal, state and sometimes local laws entitle persons to the full and equal employment of the goods, services, facilities, privileges, advantages and accommodations of any place of public accommodation without discrimination or segregation on various protected grounds.
Recently the Capitol Health Record blog has provided you with background information on temporary appointments, nominations, and confirmations.
While multi-million dollar False Claims Act settlements paid by Government contractors get the lion’s share of the press, those with an attentive eye will have noticed a recent steady stream of more "contractor friendly" FCA decisions flying just under the national press’s radar.
Many companies simply do not take immigration compliance seriously.