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Friday, 2 November 2018
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DIY renovators warned: One in three homes contain asbestos November is Asbestos Awareness Month and a reminder to home renovators about the ongoing dangers of asbestos still hidden in and around Australian homes.
Friday, 2 November 2018
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Class action experts investigate massive CTD price drop Australia’s leading class action law firm, Maurice Blackburn Lawyers, is investigating the circumstances surrounding the 27 per cent price dive of ASX-listed company, Corporate Travel Management (ASX:CTD) this week.
Monday, 29 October 2018
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Migrant worker wage theft report a wake-up call for governments and employers Migrant worker wage theft remains a major problem in Australia that requires urgent action, with a damning report identifying significant barriers for workers seeking to recover unpaid wages.
Thursday, 25 October 2018
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Report denies insurers greater say in worker rehabilitation Lawyers have welcomed a parliamentary committee report that has slapped down a push from insurers for increased involvement in worker rehabilitation.
Monday, 22 October 2018
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Cash Converters class action trial begins with $16.4m settlement Day one of the class action trial against lending giant Cash Converters has begun with Cash Converters agreeing to a $16.4 million settlement of one part of the claim.
Thursday, 18 October 2018
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Senate report support for tough laws on workplace deaths welcome, states must now act Maurice Blackburn Lawyers have welcomed a Senate report calling for tough laws on workplace deaths.
Tuesday, 16 October 2018
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Australian man launches High Court case against the Commonwealth for unlawful immigration detention Lawyers for Aboriginal Australian man Daniel Love have today filed a claim in the High Court of Australia for unlawful detention, after Mr Love was repeatedly detained in immigration detention in Brisbane.
Sunday, 14 October 2018
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Employers risk fines if they refuse leave for union rally Employers who refuse to allow their employees to take leave to attend this month’s Australia Needs A Payrise union rally may be breaking Australia’s workplace laws
Friday, 12 October 2018
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Victorian call for national silicosis register welcome Lawyers for silicosis sufferers have today welcomed the Victorian Government's push for the urgent establishment of a national silicosis register.
Thursday, 11 October 2018
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Federal call for investigation into silicosis risks welcome, states must follow suit Lawyers for silicosis sufferers have today welcomed reports that the Federal Government has called for state workplace regulators to immediately investigate risks of silicosis for stonemasons.
Wednesday, 10 October 2018
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SA coronial finding exposes dangerous patient safety gap Lawyers and the family of a man who died from administered opioid medication at the Flinders Medical Centre have called for an urgent improvement to patient safety after the South Australian Deputy State Coroner Bashir found his death was preventable.
Monday, 8 October 2018
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Melbourne abortion clinic and legal centre argue case for safe access zone laws in High Court challenge Laws that protect the dignity, safety and privacy of women seeking reproductive healthcare should be upheld, the High Court will hear.