This bulletin links to recent media releases, reports and legislation of interest to Victorian government lawyers.
These temporary skilled visa changes apply to individuals who hold Hong Kong passports and their family members.
Skilled immigrants could fill urgent skills needs in critical sectors and act as job multipliers to rebuild the economy.
There are limited migration places available, so those who may be eligible should take note of this window of opportunity.
The visa changes ensure that employers prioritise hiring and retention of Australian citizens and permanent residents.
The government needs to balance providing economic stimulus via migration and public demands to put Australians first.
The new guidelines demonstrate a more robust system to review, categorize and decide travel exemption applications.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
The debate continues on what constitutes family status discrimination following the Supreme Court of Canada's denial of leave to appeal in the matter of Envirocon Environmental Services, ULC v. Suen.
McLeish Orlando LLP
When someone is injured in a car accident, there are multiple avenues for obtaining recourse to help recover from injuries sustained. One of these avenues is accident benefits.
Robins Appleby LLP
On November 19, 2020, the federal government of Canada enacted Bill C-9, An Act to Amend the Income Tax Act (Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy and Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy) ...
Torkin Manes LLP
It is trite to say that in law, a corporation has its own rights and liabilities, and that the assets of the shareholder are not the assets of the corporation, nor are the corporation's assets the shareholder's assets.
Gardiner Roberts LLP
A recent case of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice illustrates the difficulties that a plaintiff may encounter when seeking to stop allegedly defamatory posts from being published on social media.
Bennett Jones LLP
After almost a decade of attempts by individual members of parliament, Cabinet has taken up the mantle of gaming law reform, and yesterday the Minister of Justice introduced legislation to decriminalize single event sport betting in Canada.
Today's financial pressures have many people looking for ways to reduce expenses and create an emergency fund.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
At a sanctions hearing in Re Eley, a Hearing Panel of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada disallowed evidence submitted by the respondent, Douglas Eley, that was found to amount to ...
Big data is the new battleground to achieve the competitive edge. The digital market features both the first-mover advantage and a winner-takes-all environment.
Michael Kyprianou Advocates & Legal Consultants
Arbitration is most frequently defined as an alternative to the Court's dispute resolution system. As a mechanism of dispute resolution
As detailed in the article, it is more difficult for an employer to know how the company's information is handled by staff teleworking since he is not in the same place as his employees.
The European Court of Justice case of CCOO v Deutsche Bank in the summer of 2019 made it clear that employers must have objective, reliable and accessible systems for recording and measuring the duration of time worked ...