Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. (LexBlog Australia)
Australia’s High Court Rules on How to Count Personal Leave Entitlement Under the Fair Work Act
On August 13, 2020, 11 years after the enactment of the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (the “FW Act”), Australian employers received guidance from the High Court regarding how to count the entitlement to “10 days” of personal leave per year of employment, as required under Section 96 of the FW Act. The High Court...
USCIS Issues New Rule for Highly Skilled Workers
Our colleagues in Epstein Becker Green’s Immigration Law Group recently published a special client alert regarding a final rule issued by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) concerning highly skilled workers. On January 15, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) issued its long-awaited final rule regarding highly skilled workers from Australia, Chile, Singapore,...
Secret Trade Agreement Includes Agreement On Trade Secrets
A great amount of attention has been focused in recent days on the just concluded Trans Pacific Partnership (“TPP”) negotiations, and it should not escape notice that the TPP promises to enhance trade secret protections in and across the Pacific Rim. That is because the twelve TPP countries of Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, Japan,...