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Tandem enters administration, scuttling $400M sham contracting class action
Employment 2021-07-07 9:02 pm By Miklos Bolza

A $400 million class action brought by Shine Lawyers against a major Telstra and Foxtel contractor will be stayed after the company was placed into […]

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Tandem class action members may have been misled by news about cross-claims, judge says
Class Actions 2021-04-07 5:13 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has found that news articles published in the Herald Sun, Daily Mail and The Australian may have given group members in a class […]

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Judge says tweaking class closure order requires analysis of power, won’t go there
Class Actions 2021-02-19 11:52 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has refused to extend the date by which Coles workers can register to join an employment class action against the supermarket giant as […]

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Tandem unit’s bid to shut down sham contracting class action fails again
Employment 2020-11-30 2:02 pm By Christine Caulfield

A unit of telecommunications contractor Tandem has lost an appeal in its fight over the validity of a sham contracting class action by technicians alleging […]

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Costs orders should be the exception in funded Fair Work cases, judge says
Employment 2020-07-09 11:01 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The parties in a ‘sham’ contracting class action brought on behalf of telecommunications workers have both lost bids to recover interlocutory costs, with a judge […]

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Judge says FWC can hear dispute over stood down Qantas, Jetstar engineers
Employment 2020-07-09 8:35 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The workplace umpire has jurisdiction to hear a case against Qantas and its budget subsidiary Jetstar brought by the union for licenced aircraft maintenance engineers […]

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Fight brewing over whether group members can face cross-claims in Tandem class action
Class Actions 2020-09-14 4:07 pm By Miklos Bolza

A subsidiary of workforce management company Tandem, which contracts with Telstra and Optus, has foreshadowed future cross-claims against group members who claim they were misclassified […]

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Battle over counterclaims against group members could change class action landscape
Class Actions 2020-09-21 2:05 pm By Miklos Bolza

An upcoming legal battle over whether counterclaims can be brought against non-party group members in a class action against a unit of recruiter Tandem could […]

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Qantas wins injunction against FWC in case by stood-down aircraft engineers
Employment 2020-05-19 10:20 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has granted Qantas an injunction temporarily blocking the Fair Work Commission from hearing a case brought by the union for the airline’s stood-down […]

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Court denies sick leave to Qantas workers stood down due to COVID-19
Coronavirus 2020-05-18 5:37 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Qantas employees who have been stood down due to the effects of the coronavirus pandemic are not entitled to access sick leave or compassionate leave, […]

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