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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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FWC ‘misconstrued’ general protections authority, Full Court says in win for Coles
Employment 2020-09-14 6:00 pm By Christine Caulfield

A landmark judgment by the Full Federal Court has found that a full bench of the Fair Work Commission “misconstrued” its own authority to make […]

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Two more supermarket giants may face underpayments class actions
Class Actions 2020-05-20 12:39 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Two leading independent supermarket groups are the latest retail giants to face possible class actions for alleged wage underpayments, in the wake of class actions […]

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Coles faces underpayment class action by supermarket managers
Class Actions 2020-05-15 9:39 pm By Christine Caulfield

Supermarket giant Coles has been hit with a class action after revealing in February that it owes staff in its supermarket and liquor businesses at […]

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ACCC approves Coles bid for chilled meals company
Corporate 2020-03-25 1:22 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has approved Coles’ planned acquisition of chilled meals supplier Jewel, saying the sale was better for competition than the […]

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Coles faces potential class action over $20M in staff underpayments
Employment 2020-02-21 4:28 pm By Christine Caulfield

Supermarket giant Coles may be hit with a class action after it was revealed on Tuesday that the company owes staff in its supermarket and […]

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Coles owes underpaid staff at least $20M
Employment 2020-02-18 4:58 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Coles underpaid salaried staff members in its supermarket and liquor businesses at least $20 million over the past six years, the company revealed in announcing […]

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Coles to pay $5.25M to Norco dairy farmers after ACCC investigation
Competition & Consumer Protection 2019-12-05 4:28 pm By

Coles has agreed to pay about $5.25 million to dairy co-operative Norco after an investigation by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission found the supermarket […]

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Coles claim for $40M in refunds for lost fuel ‘completely unreal’, ATO tells court
Tax 2019-07-29 9:07 pm By Christine Caulfield

A claim by Coles for $40 million in tax credits for fuel that evaporates or leaks from the 3,000 tanks at its service stations — […]

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