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Union succeeds in excluding members from McDonald’s class action
Class Actions 2023-11-17 11:27 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A union has partially won a bid to exclude thousands of current and former members from a class action against McDonald’s, after losing a challenge […]

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Judges have power to make settlement CFOs, says Full Court
Class Actions 2023-10-12 11:36 am By Cindy Cameronne

The Full Federal Court has answered a question vexing the court for the past four years, ruling that class action judges have the power to […]

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Settlement CFO ruling another landmark in class action development
Analysis 2023-10-12 11:34 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Full Federal Court’s finding that the High Court did not extinguish the power of judges to make common fund orders on approval of class […]

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Full Court shoots down ‘misconceived’ bid to undermine Fair Work class actions
Employment 2023-10-12 4:51 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has rejected a union’s bid to throw out an employee class action against McDonald’s after the Full Federal Court found that employee class […]

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Are settlement CFOs OK? Full Court to finally have its say
Class Actions 2023-10-11 11:19 pm By Christine Caulfield

With bated breath class action litigators and funders have waited for this day, when the Full Federal Court decides the question of power to make […]

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Consolidated Downer EDI class action carries the day
Class Actions 2023-10-02 3:18 pm By Sam Matthews

Two law firms that were able to “work cooperatively” to join their cases have been awarded carriage of a shareholder class action against mining firm […]

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Three law firms team up in battle to run class action against Downer
Class Actions 2023-08-28 11:31 pm By Sam Matthews

The field of competitors in a four-way contest to run a shareholder class action against Downer EDI over a $40 million profit overstatement has narrowed […]

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Judge rejects latest pleading in plastic surgery class action
Class Actions 2023-08-10 10:31 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has directed a class action on behalf of 1,000 patients of Sydney-based plastic surgeon Daniel Lanzer and four of his associates to have […]

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Sally Rugg settles suit against MP Monique Ryan
Employment 2023-05-08 11:06 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Independent Monique Ryan’s ex-chief of staff Sally Rugg has reportedly settled her Fair Work case against her former employer and the Commonwealth for $100,000, in […]

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Albanese’s cuts to crossbench staff breached Fair Work Act, staffer Sally Rugg says
Politics 2023-04-24 11:18 pm By Christine Caulfield

Prime minister Anthony Albanese breached workplace law by cutting the number of staff allocated to cross-benchers from four to one, according to new court documents […]

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