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On The Run faces potential wage underpayments class action
Employment 2019-12-10 11:04 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Petrol station convenience store chain On The Run is facing a possible class action over allegations that it has underpaid employees at over 145 stores […]

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Class action says Woolworths owes $620M in underpayments
Class Actions 2019-12-02 11:47 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Woolworths is facing a class action alleging it underpaid workers to the tune of $620 million, more than double what the supermarket giant estimated when […]

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Funder appeals ruling over security in Fair Work class actions
Employment 2019-11-12 10:44 pm By Christine Caulfield

Litigation funder Augusta Ventures has brought its promised appeal of a groundbreaking ruling that put it on the hook for paying security for costs in […]

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Staffing company faces $45M worker misclassification class action
Class Actions 2019-11-05 10:07 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A unit of staffing company Programmed has become the latest target of a litigation blitz over casual workers, with the company facing a $45 million […]

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‘A point of high principle’: Funder argues it shouldn’t face costs for failed Airservices class action
Employment 2019-10-29 9:42 pm By Miklos Bolza

The litigation funder that backed a now dismissed class action against aviation service provider Airservices has argued funders should not face costs orders in Fair […]

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Funder to appeal landmark ruling on security in Fair Work class actions
Employment 2019-10-28 4:51 pm By Miklos Bolza

A litigation funder is planning to challenge a landmark Federal Court ruling that found for the first time that funders can be ordered to pay […]

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Court can order security against funders in Fair Work class actions, judge rules
Employment 2019-10-08 9:36 pm By Miklos Bolza

A landmark ruling has found judges have the power to order security against litigation funders backing Fair Work class actions, in a decision that could […]

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Lawyers behind competing Workpac class action in talks to jointly-run cases
Class Actions 2019-09-23 10:26 pm By Christine Caulfield

The judge overseeing competing employment class actions on behalf of casual coal miners against WorkPac has ordered the law firms running the cases to consider […]

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Workpac wants stay of class actions amid looming Full Court ruling on casuals
Employment 2019-09-18 11:59 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Labour hire company Workpac is seeking to stay two class actions over leave entitlements allegedly owed coal miners, amid a looming judgment from the Full […]

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CFMEU launches union-funded class action against Workpac
Employment 2019-08-21 4:47 pm By Amelia Birnie

The CFMEU will fund a landmark multi-million dollar class action against labour hire company Workpac seeking repayment of leave entitlements it claims are owed to […]

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