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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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On The Run won’t file ‘test case’ appeal of class closure judgment
Class Actions 2021-02-10 4:05 pm By Miklos Bolza

The employing entity behind convenience store chain On the Run has said it will not appeal a judgment tossing a class closure bid prior to […]

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Judge rejects class closure bid ahead of mediation in On The Run class action
Class Actions 2021-02-08 12:35 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has rejected a class closure order application by the lead applicants in a class action against convenience store chain On The Run ahead […]

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Ex-GM says John Holland fired him for blowing the whistle on safety issues
Employment 2021-01-13 12:20 pm By Miklos Bolza

A former general manager has sued engineering and construction firm John Holland Group alleging he was fired for raising safety concerns about defects in the […]

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Judge signs off on Appco class action settlement in ‘rather unusual circumstances’
Class Actions 2020-12-22 4:25 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has approved a settlement he previously expressed a “nagging feeling of disquiet” about in a class action against fundraiser Appco Group, after group […]

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Judge denies bid for insurance docs by applicant in One Key class action
Employment 2020-12-07 2:38 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

The applicant in a class action against labour hire firm One Key Resources has lost a lawsuit seeking preliminary discovery of liability insurance policies to […]

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Judge expresses ‘nagging feeling of disquiet’ about $1.9M Appco class action settlement
Employment 2020-11-30 9:28 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has again postponed signing off on a $1.9 million settlement in a $65 million sham contracting class action against fundraiser Appco Group after […]

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High Court to hear challenge to landmark ruling on casual workers’ rights
High Court 2020-11-26 1:39 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court has granted special leave to labour hire company WorkPac to challenge a Full Court judgment that granted entitlements to casual workers with […]

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Romeo’s hit with fresh class action for underpaying managers at NSW stores
Employment 2020-11-26 6:39 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Supermarket chain Romeo’s has been hit with a second class action for allegedly underpaying managers across several stores in NSW. The case was filed by […]

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Litigation funder wins appeal over security for costs in Fair Work class actions
Employment 2020-11-10 2:25 pm By Christine Caulfield

Litigation funder Augusta Ventures has won its challenge to a landmark ruling that it pay $3.1 million in security for the costs of two Fair […]

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