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Merivale settles underpayments class action
Employment 2024-02-12 11:32 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Hospitality giant Merivale has agreed to settle an underpayments class action alleging it failed to pay workers amounts owed for overtime hours worked. The terms […]

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Reject Shop underpayments class action hit with costs for ‘late retreat’
Employment 2023-09-25 3:48 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The lead applicant in an underpayments class action against The Reject Shop has been hit with costs after his “last minute” withdrawal of a bid […]

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Shareholder seeks books from class action firm Adero Law
Courts 2023-09-06 11:58 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A shareholder in Adero Law has brought proceedings seeking access to the law firm’s books and records for the period in which the firm was […]

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Merivale class action judge floats separate trial on enterprise agreement
Class Actions 2023-08-29 9:57 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has said that an underpayments class action’s challenge to hospitality giant Merivale’s argument that it does not owe back wages because it relied […]

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‘Group members are human beings’: Judge pans discontinuance notice in postgrads class action
Class Actions 2023-08-24 1:18 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has panned as “thoroughly unsatisfactory” a draft notice informing group members in an underpayments class action against the federal government that only claims […]

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Underpayments class action launched against NSW by Sydney Trains staff
Class Actions 2023-07-21 3:44 pm By Sam Matthews

The NSW government has been hit with a class action by Sydney Trains operations staff alleging a “systemic pattern” of underpayment and overwork. The case, […]

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In class action defence, Reject Shop says managers not covered by Award
Class Actions 2023-07-13 3:54 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Discount retail chain The Reject Shop has hit back at an underpayments class action, claiming store managers were not entitled to overtime and that their […]

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The Reject Shop flags early attacks on underpayments class action
Class Actions 2023-06-26 12:32 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Discount retail chain The Reject Shop has foreshadowed two challenges to an underpayments class action, claiming store managers were not covered by the general retail […]

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Coles, Woolworths ‘can’t hide behind’ poor records, court told as underpayments trial kicks off
Trials 2023-06-05 5:56 pm By Cindy Cameronne

On the first day of trial in parallel class actions and regulatory proceedings, the Fair Work Ombudsman panned the payment systems adopted by Coles and […]

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No livestream for trial in wage cases against Coles, Woolworths
Employment 2023-04-28 2:51 pm By Christine Caulfield

A Federal Court judge has pulled the plug on a bid by the Fair Work Ombudsman for an upcoming trial in wage cases against supermarket […]

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