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Drakes Supermarkets hit with $20M underpayments class action
Class Actions 2020-10-28 4:22 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Drakes Supermarkets is facing a $20 million class action alleging it failed to pay staff at its Foodland and Drakes stores for time worked in […]

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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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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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$1.9M settlement is best it’s going to get, says law firm behind Appco class action
Class Actions 2020-10-29 2:10 pm By Christine Caulfield

Facing an uphill battle to win approval for a $1.9 million settlement in a sham contracting class action against fundraiser Appco Group, a lawyer for […]

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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 $1.9 million settlement […]

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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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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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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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ASIC declined to take action on class action funding arrangement, inquiry told
Class Actions 2020-07-15 6:50 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The corporate watchdog would not take action on funding terms in a Fair Work class action brought by Adero Law, after receiving a complaint of […]

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