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Takata airbags class action might appeal class closure in wake of common fund ruling
Class Actions December 6, 2019 10:18 pm By Hannah Gee

The applicants in a group of class actions over defective Takata airbags have flagged a possible challenge to a formal class closure order in the […]

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Engineer blamed for design defects in Opal Tower class action
Class Actions December 5, 2019 10:55 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The construction company behind Sydney’s Opal Tower has filed a cross claim seeking $30 million from structural architect WSP Structures over its allegedly faulty building […]

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Drug tests discriminated against gay NSW police officers, court rules
Employment December 2, 2019 6:26 pm By Hannah Gee

Four gay police officers have won their discrimination case against NSW Police, with a tribunal finding they were subjected to drug testing because of their […]

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Thiess appeals class action ruling over unpaid wages for bussing to work
Employment November 19, 2019 2:20 pm By Christine Caulfield

Mining services company Thiess is challenging a ruling in a class action that put it on the hook for paying workers for time spent bussing […]

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Part of K&L Gates’ employment team strikes out on its own
Business of Law November 18, 2019 4:30 am By Cat Fredenburgh

A sizeable group of employment lawyers from K&L Gates has parted ways with the US legal giant to set up its own specialist shop, shaking […]

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Class action puts pressure on Icon for speedy resolution of Opal Tower insurance case
Class Actions November 12, 2019 4:23 pm By Miklos Bolza

Construction firm Icon Co has pressed the Federal Court for an expedited hearing in its case against insurers Liberty Mutual Insurance and QBE over the […]

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Latest suit claims Macquarie owes $4.8M in underpayments
Employment November 12, 2019 4:02 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Macquarie Bank has been hit with another lawsuit by former financial advisers who claim the bank underpaid them to the tune of $4.8 million by […]

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SNF, BASF resolve remaining patent dispute
Intellectual Property November 11, 2019 10:44 pm By Christine Caulfield

Global chemicals giant SNF has dropped its case against rival BASF over a lucrative mining patent, the last of numerous Federal Court disputes between the […]

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Icon denies QBE exclusions applied in Opal Tower disaster
Class Actions November 7, 2019 4:47 pm By Miklos Bolza

Construction firm Icon Co has rejected QBE Underwriting’s argument that exclusion clauses in coverage for Sydney’s Opal Tower meant the insurer did not have to […]

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Thiess workers owed unpaid wages for bus journeys, judge finds
Employment November 5, 2019 6:56 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Federal Court has ruled against mining services firm Thiess in a class action brought by construction workers seeking unpaid wages for time spent on […]

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