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The class action settlements that came under fire in 2021
Class Actions 2022-01-12 6:04 pm By Christine Caulfield

If evidence were needed that courts are not rubber stamping class action settlements, the scrutiny of multi-million dollar agreements in 2021 is proof positive that […]

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‘Troubled’ judge won’t sign off on Woolworths class action settlement
Class Actions 2021-12-15 5:39 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Saying it will only benefit the law firm and lead applicants, a judge has refused to approve a settlement in an underpayments class action against […]

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UniLodge targeted in underpayments class action investigation
Class Actions 2021-12-13 7:35 pm By Christine Caulfield

UniLodge Australia faces a potential class action alleging the student housing agency shortchanged staff by paying them under the wrong award. Adero Law senior associate […]

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Romeo’s to pay $1.55M to employees in class action settlement
Employment 2021-12-06 11:47 am By Christine Caulfield

Romeo’s will pay $1.55 million to registered group members as part of a settlement of two class actions alleging the supermarket chain underpaid staff. The […]

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More casuals class actions to be dropped in wake of High Court’s Rossato decision
Employment 2021-12-01 3:35 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two law firms are seeking court approval to drop class actions brought on behalf of allegedly misclassified casual coal miners, in light of a High […]

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In class action defence, Merivale says it shouldn’t be forced to backpay staff
Class Actions 2021-11-24 3:10 pm By Miklos Bolza

Hospitality giant Merivale has streamlined its defence of a $129 million underpayment class action, arguing that it shouldn’t be expected to back pay employees because […]

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Romeo’s settles two underpayments class actions
Class Actions 2021-11-23 1:26 pm By Christine Caulfield

Supermarket chain Romeo’s has reached a settlement in two class actions alleging staff were underpaid, but details of the agreements are scant. Class action firm […]

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Law firm seeks to drop two class actions on behalf of coal mine casuals
Employment 2021-11-19 5:49 pm By Miklos Bolza

A law firm that has filed seven class actions on behalf of casual coal mine workers is looking to discontinue two of those cases, after […]

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Woolworths class action settlement to cover $1.75M legal bill, but no payout for group members
Employment 2021-11-12 11:06 am By Miklos Bolza

Woolworths has agreed to pay $1.75 million in Adero Law’s legal costs as part of a settlement of an underpayments class action which will see […]

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Canberra property developer faces class action investigation for rescinding off-the-plan contracts
Class Actions 2021-10-22 3:20 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Canberra-based property developer may be hit with a class action for allegedly engaging in misleading and deceptive practices which caused financial losses to property […]

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