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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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7-Eleven class actions mull contempt motion after losing appeal over franchisee communications
Class Actions 2020-03-27 3:25 pm By Miklos Bolza

The lead applicants in two class actions against 7-Eleven are considering bringing a contempt of court motion against the convenience store giant after the Full […]

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Romeo’s hit with underpayments class action
Employment 2020-07-28 2:42 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Supermarket chain Romeo’s has become the latest retailer to face a class action alleging it failed to pay staff for all hours worked. Adero Law […]

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Target faces class action investigation over underpayments
Class Actions 2020-04-20 10:44 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Target Australia is facing a possible class action for allegedly failing to pay staff overtime or penalties for time that they worked, two months after […]

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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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Kogan misled customers with tax promotion, court finds
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-07-17 12:45 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has succeeded in its case against Kogan, with a judge finding statements the online retailer made during a 2018 […]

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Victoria Beckham drops challenge to ‘VB’ trade marks
Intellectual Property 2020-06-09 12:08 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Victoria Beckham has dropped a lawsuit seeking to block Sydney-based skincare company VB Skinlab from registering two VB trade marks, which the fashion designer and […]

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Bob Jane promises to tell franchisees if the end of the road is near
Retail 2020-04-30 3:34 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Bob Jane will give franchisees at least six months’ notice before terminating their agreements, after the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission said the tyre retail […]

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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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Administrators for fashion retailer PAS Group lose battle with landlords over rent
Restructuring & Insolvency 2020-07-24 11:04 pm By Christine Caulfield

Administrators for The PAS Group have failed in their bid to have almost $1.4M in rent declared an unsecured debt in the event the fashion […]

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