Media statements

Tuesday, 17 May 2016
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Lawyers and union calling for clarification on new 7-Eleven panel terms of reference Maurice Blackburn Lawyers and the SDA - the union for retail, fast-food and warehouse workers – are calling for 7-Eleven to publically release Terms of Reference for its new wages panel or face further legal action.
Friday, 13 May 2016
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Maurice Blackburn will seek injunction against Deloitte unless confidentiality of 7-Eleven staff protected – Deadline Midday Monday 16th May Maurice Blackburn Lawyers are putting accounting firm Deloittes on notice that they have until midday Monday to give assurances the confidentiality of 7-Eleven workers will be protected.
Wednesday, 11 May 2016
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7-Eleven shuts down independent wage panel for exploited workers Maurice Blackburn Lawyers will continue fighting to recover unpaid wages and other entitlements owed to exploited 7-Eleven workers after the convenience store chain announced today it was shutting down the independent panel set up to examine claims.
Monday, 9 May 2016
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Tougher cosmetic surgery guidelines a critical step forward for patient safety Maurice Blackburn Lawyers today welcomed the Medical Board of Australia’s new guidelines for cosmetic surgeons as a significant boost for patient safety.
Friday, 29 April 2016
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Volkswagen accused of treating Australia as a “backwater” Volkswagen has been slammed in the Federal Court today for its conduct in the Australian dieselgate emissions cheating class action, in which Maurice Blackburn is seeking to protect and compensate around 100,000 affected Australian motorists.
Tuesday, 26 April 2016
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Licence scheme needed to clean-up Queensland labour hire industry Maurice Blackburn Lawyers have today called for a licensing scheme to be introduced in Queensland to clean-up the state’s labour hire industry and to further crack down on worker exploitation.
Wednesday, 20 April 2016
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A Royal Commission still needed to hold the banks and insurers to account A Royal Commission into the financial services sector remains critical to stopping the practice of banks and others putting profits before people and to bring about enduring industry reform, Maurice Blackburn Lawyers said today.
Tuesday, 19 April 2016
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Victorian Coroner criticises health carers over baby death Moreland Council maternal and child health nurses failed to appreciate the significance of unexplained bruising on twin baby girls who were being physically abused by their mother, a Victorian Coroner has found.
Monday, 11 April 2016
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Joint Statement by SBS and Scott McIntyre SBS and Mr McIntyre have now resolved their dispute over the termination of his employment on 26 April 2015.
Friday, 8 April 2016
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Expanded claims now open in Slater & Gordon class action Australia’s leading class action law firm, Maurice Blackburn Lawyers, has expanded the claim period for aggrieved shareholders looking to recover their investment losses in the proposed shareholder action against Slater and Gordon (SGH).