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

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

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Surfstitch class action lawyers accused of breaching duties to shareholders
Class Actions 2020-10-22 10:36 pm By Christine Caulfield

The lawyers behind two class actions against clothing retailer Surfstitch breached their duties to act in the best interests of shareholders, and their conduct should […]

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ACCC hits sporting goods supplier with resale price maintenance case
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-10-14 11:08 am By Cat Fredenburgh

The ACCC has taken a major wholesale supplier of sporting goods to court for allegedly setting minimum prices for cycling and sporting goods in its […]

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Noni B owner fights ACMA bid for docs over potential Spam Act violations
Privacy & Cybersecurity 2020-10-12 2:20 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Mosaic Brands has taken the Australian Communications and Media Authority to court, alleging a request for documents based on suspected Spam Act violations is invalid. […]

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‘From bad to worse’: Lawsuit accuses Aldi of refusing to pay for pre-work duties
Employment 2020-09-29 3:56 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A union representing retail employees has taken discount supermarket chain Aldi to court for allegedly refusing to pay employees at one of its distribution centres […]

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Designer hit with indemnity costs for bikini trade mark suit that ‘cried out to be settled’
Intellectual Property 2020-09-28 4:21 pm By Christine Caulfield

Women’s fashion designer Pinnacle Runway must pay indemnity costs for pursuing what a judge has described as an “ill-advised” trade mark infringement lawsuit against a […]

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Oscar Wylee fined $3.5M for its ‘betrayal’ of consumers
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-09-18 1:00 pm By Christine Caulfield

Eyewear retailer Oscar Wylee has been fined $3.5 million for its misleading ‘Buy a pair, Give a pair’ promotion, with a judge calling the representations […]

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Shine investigating union case against McDonald’s over unpaid drink breaks
Employment 2020-09-02 5:54 pm By Miklos Bolza

Shine Lawyers and the union backing Australia’s fast food workers are investigating claims against McDonald’s after the Federal Court ruled against a “reckless” franchisee who […]

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‘Deliberate exploitation’: On The Run fined $65k for denying worker meal and toilet breaks
Employment 2020-08-20 3:35 pm By Miklos Bolza

The employing entity for convenience store chain On The Run has been slapped with a penalty of almost $65,000 for underpaying and failing to provide […]

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Adero to issue correction notice in On The Run class action
Employment 2020-08-03 9:56 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The law firm running an underpayments class action against petrol convenience store chain On The Run has been ordered to issue a notice correcting certain […]

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