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WorkPac wants $84M casual worker class action thrown out
Class Actions March 25, 2019 5:25 pm By Miklos Bolza

Labour hire company WorkPac has asked the court to dismiss an $84 million class action brought on behalf of thousands of casual mine workers alleging […]

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CFMMEU to go another round with One Key Workforce liquidators over $1M in wages
Restructuring & Insolvency March 15, 2019 10:31 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union has appealed a ruling granting $1 million to the liquidators of failure labour hire company One Key […]

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Bellamy’s keeps up fight for cost capping in joint class actions
Class Actions March 11, 2019 12:23 pm By Christine Caulfield

Baby food maker Bellamy’s is not giving up its fight to limit the costs of two shareholder class actions against the company, lodging an appeal […]

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CFMMEU wants to intervene in WorkPac class action
Employment March 7, 2019 4:55 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy union is seeking court approval to intervene in a class action against labour hire company WorkPac on behalf […]

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Common fund rulings a boon for class action litigation funders, experts say
Analysis March 1, 2019 9:37 pm By Christine Caulfield

Two rulings Friday keeping alive the common fund order are a ringing endorsement by the courts of the important role that litigation funders play in […]

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Litigation funders slugged with cost of jurisdictional battle over AMP class actions
Class Actions February 27, 2019 9:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

A state judge has ordered the litigation funders behind a group of federal class actions against AMP to pay the legal costs of their failed […]

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Bellamy’s loses cost-capping bid in joint class actions
Class Actions February 26, 2019 2:34 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has rejected a bid by Bellamy’s to limit the recoverable costs of rival law firms running joint class actions against the baby food […]

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One Key Workforce liquidators win fight with CFMMEU over access to $1M
Article February 20, 2019 11:04 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union has lost a battle with liquidators for failed labour hire business One Key Workforce over access to […]

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Bechtel settles same-sex harassment suit by male worker
Employment February 18, 2019 3:43 pm By Christine Caulfield

Construction giant Bechtel has reached a settlement in a lawsuit by a male worker who claims the company shrugged off his complaints of same-sex harassment […]

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Slater & Gordon mulls class action over doctors’ ‘excessive’ work hours
Class Actions February 15, 2019 11:45 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Law firm Slater and Gordon is investigating a class action against hospitals for encouraging “excessive and unsafe” work hours by doctors, some of whom the […]

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