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Judge questions law firm founder on why employment class actions are worth it
Employment 2022-06-14 5:28 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has questioned whether class actions are the best way to resolve underpayment disputes during a hearing on a settlement in two class actions […]

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$630,000 legal bill should be borne by all Drakes class action members, court told
Employment 2022-06-14 9:45 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A law firm is seeking a funding equalisation order to have all group members contribute to the $630,000 legal bill it racked up in running […]

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Romeo’s class action settlement issues put approval in doubt, judge says
Class Actions 2022-03-30 6:52 pm By Christine Caulfield

Questions raised about the structure of a settlement of two wage class actions against supermarket chain Romeo’s don’t just threaten to reduce the law firm’s […]

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‘I don’t accept it’: Judge questions costs, confidentiality in Romeo’s class action settlement
Class Actions 2022-03-08 10:14 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has come down hard on a settlement in class actions against supermarket chain Romeo’s, saying group members had been kept in the dark […]

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Class action against On The Run wants to drop claims by trainees
Class Actions 2021-10-12 3:18 pm By Miklos Bolza

Class action claims brought by trainees against convenience store chain On The Run may be discontinued because of high costs and lack of commonality if […]

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Drakes Supermarkets hit with $20M underpayments class action
Class Actions 2020-10-28 4:22 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Drakes Supermarkets is facing a $20 million class action alleging it failed to pay staff at its Foodland and Drakes stores for time worked in […]

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