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CFMEU launches union-funded class action against Workpac
Employment August 21, 2019 4:47 pm By Amelia Birnie

The CFMEU will fund a landmark multi-million dollar class action against labour hire company Workpac seeking repayment of leave entitlements it claims are owed to […]

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Employment class action against Airservices grounded after ‘fatal’ judgment
Employment July 26, 2019 9:55 pm By Miklos Bolza

A class action against the Federal Government’s Airservices has been dismissed after a “fatal” ruling that group members were not covered by enterprise agreements they […]

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NSW Health to face underpayment class action by junior medical officers
Employment July 11, 2019 2:23 pm By Miklos Bolza

NSW Health is facing a potential class action alleging it underpaid junior medical officers who were denied wages for unscheduled or non-rostered hours worked. After […]

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Judge has ‘real misgivings’ about security for costs bid in casual worker class actions
Class Actions June 17, 2019 10:08 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has baulked at an application by labour hire company Chandler Macleod and BHP unit Mt Arthur Coal seeking security for their legal costs […]

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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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Judge hits funder-backed Appco class action with costs despite ‘no costs’ rule
Class Actions May 31, 2019 5:07 pm By Amelia Birnie

A judge has hit the applicant in a sham contracting class action against Appco with costs for forcing the company to file a defence to […]

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Class action applicant can join landmark WorkPac appeal
Employment March 27, 2019 4:47 pm By Miklos Bolza

The lead applicant in an $84 million class action against labour hire company WorkPac has been given the green light to intervene in an appeal […]

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Airservices managers left worse off under individual contracts, class action trial hears
Employment April 2, 2019 9:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

Lawyers for a class action against the Federal Government-owned Airservices told a court Tuesday that higher salaries on individually negotiated management contracts did not leave […]

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WorkPac wants $84M casual worker class action thrown out
Class Actions March 25, 2019 5:25 pm By Miklos Bolza

Labour hire company WorkPac has asked the court to dismiss an $84 million class action brought on behalf of thousands of casual mine workers alleging […]

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Casual worker class actions put on hold amid WorkPac Full Court appeal
Class Actions April 1, 2019 1:14 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two Adero Law-led class actions against Hays Specialist Recruitment and Stellar Personnel have been put on hold amid a looming Full Court appeal by Workpac […]

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