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Law firm beats rival to courthouse with KFC class action
Employment 2023-10-26 2:34 pm By Christine Caulfield

KFC has been served with a class action for allegedly denying workers rest breaks, just two days after a law firm announced it had launched […]

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Over United Petroleum’s objections, class action firm can peek at franchisee communications
Franchises 2023-10-17 11:51 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The law firm that’s running a franchisee class action against United Petroleum over allegedly loss-making Pie Faces stores has has won its bid to peek […]

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United Petroleum says class action firm can’t ‘veto’ chats with group members
Franchises 2023-10-04 9:50 pm By Sam Matthews

United Petroleum, which is facing a franchisee class action over allegedly loss-making Pie Face stores, is resisting a plaintiff law firm’s bid for “a right […]

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United to steer clear of franchisees amid class action contact concerns
Class Actions 2023-09-18 2:25 pm By Sam Matthews

United Petroleum has given an undertaking to not contact group members in a class action against the petrol giant over the introduction of loss-making Pie […]

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Hungry Jack’s to take bite out of franchisee’s profits with ‘competing’ restaurants: suit
Franchises 2023-09-12 11:28 pm By Christine Caulfield

Hungry Jack’s faces calls for a court injunction preventing the burger chain from proceeding with plans to open restaurants in close proximity to a franchisee’s […]

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Judge tosses claims in $650M dealer lawsuit against Mercedes-Benz
Contracts 2023-08-30 11:30 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has thrown out claims in a $650 million lawsuit by 38 dealers against Mercedes-Benz Australia over its decision to move to a fixed-price […]

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United Petroleum class action fights ‘stultifying’ security bid
Franchises 2023-08-29 9:41 pm By Sam Matthews

A franchisee class action against United Petroleum over the installation of allegedly loss-making Pie Face stores at its franchise sites is fighting two applications for […]

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Ultra Tune boss a ‘dreadful’ witness, says judge in ACCC’s contempt case
Franchises 2023-08-02 11:14 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge overseeing the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s case alleging auto mechanic Ultra Tune failed to comply with court orders has labelled its managing […]

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FWO takes Bakers Delight to court over $1.25M in underpayments
Employment 2023-07-17 10:09 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Fair Work Ombudsman has taken Bakers Delight to court for the alleged $1.25 million underpayment of staff at three stores, the regulator’s second attempt […]

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7-Eleven class action funder disputes ‘strong reasons’ for denying CFO
Appeals 2023-06-21 4:07 pm By Christine Caulfield

A litigation funder whose cut of a $98 million settlement in franchise class actions against 7-Eleven was slashed in half is challenging a judge’s finding […]

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