Maurice Blackburn Media Statements

Saturday, 19 December 2020
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Ripped-off and exhausted: junior doctors take on NSW Health over extensive unpaid overtime Leading law firms Maurice Blackburn Lawyers and Hayden Stephens & Associates today launched a class action on behalf of early career doctors against NSW Health over exploitative work conditions.
Monday, 14 December 2020
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Landmark trial to commence against Flight Centre for systemic underpayment of workers A landmark trial will commence today in the Federal Circuit Court against Flight Centre, alleging systemic underpayment of workers through a dubious pay structure that enabled the company to repeatedly undercut its award obligations under the Fair Work Act.
Monday, 14 December 2020
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Maurice Blackburn launches new Crown class action after money laundering revelations spark share price plunge Maurice Blackburn Lawyers has lodged a new class action against Crown Resorts Limited alleging the company’s governance and risk management failings caused a massive share price plunge in October.
Wednesday, 9 December 2020
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Test case to be filed in the Federal Court to challenge unlawful outsourcing of Qantas workers Maurice Blackburn Lawyers will today file a test case for the Transport Workers Union (TWU) in the Federal Court seeking to overturn Qantas’ decision to outsource 2,000 workers, saying the decision is unlawful under the Fair Work Act.
Wednesday, 2 December 2020
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High Court test cases decision a win for asylum seekers’ health care Asylum seekers and refugees will not face additional delays and costs in applying for urgent lifesaving healthcare through the courts, after the High Court ruled that their cases could continue in the Federal Court.
Monday, 30 November 2020
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Tougher laws on paid carers and powers of attorney needed to protect the elderly from abuse Leading law firm Maurice Blackburn is urging states and territories to consider introducing rules to ban paid carers from being used as powers of attorney, describing it as an important safeguard against elder abuse.
Monday, 30 November 2020
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Boaties, jet skiers urged not to forget lifejackets this summer Queensland boaters and jet skiers are being urged to prioritise safety including lifejackets as the State heads into another busy season for its waterways.
Monday, 30 November 2020
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Safety push for tougher jet ski insurance, licensing rules A leading public safety advocate says it should be mandatory for Victorian jet ski riders to take out third-party insurance so they can cover the medical bills of people they injure.
Monday, 30 November 2020
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Maurice Blackburn settles class action against collapsed education provider Vocation Australia’s leading law firm Maurice Blackburn Lawyers has settled a long-running class action on behalf of shareholders against failed education and training provider Vocation Limited for $50 million.
Friday, 27 November 2020
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Asbestos warning for Victorians removing old heaters Victorians are urged to seek expert advice when removing old heaters because many were installed surrounded by asbestos which is dangerous when disturbed or damaged.
Thursday, 26 November 2020
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Maurice Blackburn continues to grow Board diversity Maurice Blackburn Lawyers has continued its efforts to ensure greater diversity amongst its Board and senior leadership with the appointment of Employment Law Principal Giri Sivaraman as the first director of Asian background to the firm’s Board.
Thursday, 19 November 2020
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Online Christmas shoppers urged to check safety of presents from overseas With just over five weeks until Christmas, consumer advocates are encouraging Australians to be vigilant about safety when shopping online, especially when buying presents from overseas.