News

Thursday, 30 October 2014
News - Lawyers Weekly
Plaintiff law firm wins coveted diversity award The head of Maurice Blackburn paid tribute to the women who have made the firm one of the most gender-diverse in the country.
Sunday, 26 October 2014
News - Brisbane Times
Lawyers' helping hand to Baby Ferouz The Federal Circuit Court decision last week denying 11 month old Ferouz Myuddin (Baby Ferouz) a protection visa stunned many.
Friday, 24 October 2014
News - Cairns Post
Cairns man to sue Coles over back injury from work fall A CAIRNS supermarket employee who needed surgery to alleviate crippling back pain suffered from a fall at work is urging the community to demand a safe work environment.
Tuesday, 14 October 2014
News - The Age
Court case to decide fate of 100 children of asylum seekers The question of whether 100 children who were born in Australia to asylum seeker parents can be given permanent protection will be heard in the Federal Circuit Court on Tuesday.
Saturday, 11 October 2014
News - AFR
Thursday, 9 October 2014
News - Sydney Morning Herald
'Just be a jeweller': Afghan truck driver appeals deportation in the High Court An Afghan truck driver is appealing a decision to deport him back to Afghanistan after being told he would not face persecution if he changed his profession.
Tuesday, 30 September 2014
News - New Zealand Law Society
Flexible work in practice Imagine working for a firm committed to looking for ways of making flexible working arrangements work for all employees who want or need them. This is the reality for Rebecca Gilsenan, a principal in class actions at Maurice Blackburn, a leading Australian compensation and social justice law firm.
Monday, 29 September 2014
News - Canberra Times
Can your work force you to lose weight or get fitter? Increasingly employees are finding that expectations relating to work also now traverse their private lives, not just through the increase in mediums such as social media, but also through employees being directed by their work to get healthy.
Wednesday, 24 September 2014
News - Smart Company
Banker files $4.5 million sexual harassment claim against JBWere after being told a woman’s IQ “halves when she falls pregnant” A former executive of JBWere has filed a $4.5 million sexual harassment case against the NAB-owned stockbroking firm, claiming she was the victim of a “culture of harassment” after taking maternity leave.
Thursday, 18 September 2014
News - Brisbane Times
'Breast cancer gene' lawyers launch appeal to High court Cancer advocates will appeal to the High Court to overturn a controversial decision that human genes can be controlled by private companies.