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Judge tells AMP units to cooperate in superannuation class action
Class Actions December 18, 2019 7:24 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge overseeing a consolidated class action against four AMP subsidiaries and two trustees over allegedly excessive superannuation fees has ordered the respondents to coordinate […]

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Judge won’t stop 7-Eleven from seeking class action releases from franchisees
7-Eleven December 12, 2019 1:31 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has shot down a bid by class action applicants to block 7-Eleven from seeking litigation releases from franchisees on contract renewal, saying there […]

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Appco ‘running out of money’, class action judge hears as fight over insurance docs looms
Employment December 17, 2019 6:05 pm By Christine Caulfield

Fundraising company Appco has told a judge overseeing a $90 million sham contracting class action it is “running out of money” and wants to mediate […]

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Class wins access to Appco insurance docs in sham contracting case
Employment December 19, 2019 10:18 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Appco has agreed to hand over insurance policy documents to the lead applicant in a $90 million sham contracting class action, amid concerns about the […]

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Class action appeals ruling allowing 7-Eleven to seek litigation releases
Class Actions January 16, 2020 10:50 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The lead applicant in a class action against 7-Eleven has appealed a ruling that denied its bid to block the convenience store chain from seeking […]

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7-Eleven class actions can’t shield witness identity despite ‘real risk’ of reprisal
Class Actions August 19, 2019 8:41 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has refused an application to suppress the identity of a franchisee giving evidence in two class actions against 7-Eleven despite the individual’s fears […]

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Thousands of disabled workers share $109M class action settlement
Class Actions July 11, 2019 2:04 pm By Miklos Bolza

Almost 7,000 disabled workers have been repaid $109 million in wages as part of a class action settlement distribution that has been called a “fitting […]

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In latest AMP class actions, judge nudges parties away from beauty parade
Class Actions July 3, 2019 3:41 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge overseeing competing consumer class actions against AMP over superannuation fees said he would be “reluctant” to hold a contest between the two cases, […]

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ANZ says 7-Eleven class action bid to restrict communications leaves bank ‘in limbo’
Franchise June 13, 2019 3:03 pm By Christine Caulfield

An attempt by applicants in two franchisee class actions against 7-Eleven to limit communications between the convenience store giant and group members ahead of a […]

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‘Fantastic, in the true sense of the word’: judge slams Appco class action funder’s 40% cut
Class Actions May 16, 2019 9:19 pm By Amelia Birnie

A judge has raised serious concerns about the proposed commission by the funder behind a $90 million sham contracting class action against fundraiser Appco, slamming […]

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