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Casual workers win big in leave entitlements test case
Employment May 20, 2020 11:08 pm By Christine Caulfield

In a major blow to Australian businesses, the Full Federal Court has ruled that casual employees who work regular shifts are entitled to paid annual, […]

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Early common fund order in stolen wages class action ‘greatly enhanced’ access to justice, judge says
Class Actions May 8, 2020 6:02 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A common fund order made at the outset of a class action against the state of Queensland over stolen wages opened the historic $190 million […]

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Judge OKs $190M stolen wages class action settlement, says funder’s cut fair
Class Actions December 19, 2019 11:33 pm By Christine Caulfield

Calling it the largest human rights case in Australia’s history, a judge has signed off on a $190 million settlement in a class action against […]

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Judge to look at legal costs in stolen wages class action
Class Actions November 22, 2019 10:20 pm By Christine Caulfield

A hearing for approval of a $190 million settlement in a historic class action over unpaid wages to thousands of Indigenous workers has been adjourned […]

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Top 10 class action settlements of 2019
Class Actions January 9, 2020 11:21 pm By Christine Caulfield

Companies and other defendants forked over big sums last year to settle more than 20 class actions, with a total of at least $734 million […]

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Glencore unit does not owe injured workers unlimited personal leave, court says
Employment January 21, 2020 4:09 pm By Miklos Bolza

A subsidiary of mining giant Glencore has defeated a case brought by the CFMEU claiming it was obligated to pay unlimited amounts of personal leave […]

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Common fund order in stolen wages class action survives High Court ruling
Class Actions January 17, 2020 10:25 pm By Christine Caulfield

A common fund order granting the litigation funder behind the stolen wages class action 20 per cent of a $190 million settlement remains in force […]

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Funder of stolen wages class action fights to keep common fund order alive
Class Actions December 18, 2019 11:30 pm By Christine Caulfield

Arguing it shouldn’t be the victim of an “accident of timing”, the funder that bankrolled the landmark stolen wages class action is fighting to save […]

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Queensland settles landmark stolen wages class action for $190M
Class Actions July 9, 2019 5:04 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Queensland government has agreed to pay $190 million to resolve an historic class action on behalf of 10,000 Indigenous workers for unpaid wages spanning […]

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Travelex faces $1.3M lawsuit by former managing director
Christopher Murdoch March 4, 2019 4:00 pm By Miklos Bolza

A former managing director at global foreign exchange giant Travelex has filed a lawsuit against his former employer, seeking over $1.3 million in compensation and […]

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