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Class action over COVID-19 jab mandate faces de-classing
Coronavirus 2022-01-25 3:22 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has suggested that a class action against the New South Wales government over a mandate requiring healthcare workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19 […]

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McDonald’s hit with third lawsuit over unpaid rest breaks
Employment 2022-01-25 9:51 pm By Cindy Cameronne

McDonald’s has been hit with a lawsuit on behalf of 339 employees across four states alleging it systematically failed to give workers paid 10-minute breaks, a month after a class action was filed against the fast food giant for allegedly denying workers rest breaks.

CIMIC unit hits back at underpayments class action, says workers ‘overpaid’
Class Actions 2022-01-24 5:34 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Engineering company UGL Limited has denied wrongdoing in a class action on behalf of casual aluminium construction and manufacturing workers who were allegedly underpaid for over three years, saying they were, in fact, overpaid.

CoreStaff settles class action accusing it of misleading Papua New Guinea workers
Class Actions 2022-01-21 10:54 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Labour hire firm CoreStaff has settled a class action alleging it lured workers to Australia from Papua New Guinea with the promise of long-term work, […]

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Ad blitz the new offensive in battle against class action reforms
Class Actions 2022-01-24 12:09 am By Christine Caulfield

A group of litigation funders will launch a major advertising campaign starting Monday against proposed legislation that puts a ceiling on the legal fees and […]

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Class action against NAB over Walton Construction collapse back on track
Class Actions 2022-01-20 4:03 pm By Christine Caulfield

National Australia Bank has been served with a $78 million class action over the collapse of Walton Construction, three months after the case was stalled […]

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Dixon Advisory files for administration, blaming class actions
Restructuring & Insolvency 2022-01-19 10:40 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Embattled wealth advisor Dixon Advisory has filed for administration, saying its potential liability in two class actions and a $7.2 million penalty agreed to in […]

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Court asked to find Retail Food Group class action exempt from MIS rules
Class Actions 2022-01-18 3:13 pm By Christine Caulfield

A class action against franchise giant Retail Food Group wants to head off any challenge to its funding agreement with a court order that the […]

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Banksia funder to be wound up, liquidators to probe potential claims against directorslegal
Class Actions 2022-01-18 1:23 pm By Christine Caulfield

The litigation funder behind a scam to defraud members of a class action over the collapse of Banksia Securities has entered liquidation, and the funder’s […]

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AG pressed on constitutional validity of unpopular class action bill
Class Actions 2022-01-17 11:55 pm By Christine Caulfield

The federal Attorney General’s Department has faced calls to reveal the constitutional heads of power behind the latest class action reform bill that aims to […]

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