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Class members would get ‘diddly-squat’ in $1.9M Appco settlement, judge says
Class Actions 2020-10-09 1:30 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has said further investigation into the financial position of Appco Group is needed before he can sign off on a $1.9M settlement in […]

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$1.9M Appco class action settlement to provide ‘limited’ recovery for charity workers
Employment 2020-08-26 1:40 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A $65 million sham contracting class action against fundraising company Appco has settled for just $1.9 million, leaving the company’s allegedly underpaid army of sales […]

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Dan Murphy’s, BWS may face underpayments class action
Employment 2020-08-24 4:36 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Woolworths-owned liquor store chains BWS and Dan Murphy’s are facing a class action investigation for allegedly underpaying staff. Adero Law, which has already filed a […]

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Marketing company Aida settles sham contracting group action
Employment 2020-08-20 2:11 pm By Miklos Bolza

International direct marketing company Aida Sales and Marketing has settled a multimillion-dollar group action accusing it of engaging in wage theft and sham contracting. The […]

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Fundraiser Appco settles ‘sham’ contracting class action
Class Actions 2020-08-04 11:48 am By Miklos Bolza

Fundraising company Appco has reached a settlement to resolve a class action alleging it misclassified its army of sales people as independent contractors. In a […]

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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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ASIC says ‘light touch’ approach to class action funders to end
Class Actions 2020-07-29 10:16 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission told the government’s class action inquiry that it was committed to making the existing class action regime work with […]

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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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Funder behind Fair Work class actions a ‘litigation bounty hunter’, Full Court hears
Employment 2020-07-27 9:13 pm By Miklos Bolza

Facing accusations of being a “litigation bounty hunter”, litigation funder Augusta Ventures has made its bid before the Full Federal Court to overturn a landmark […]

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Woolworths denies class action claims as underpayments blow out to $390M
Class Actions 2020-07-21 6:08 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Despite admitting that it underpaid workers to the tune of $390 million, supermarket giant Woolworths has denied underpayment claims levelled against it in a class […]

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