Wednesday, 20 December 2017
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Cash, De Garis, Lee and FWO ordered to hand over AWU raid documents Key parties involved in raids undertaken by federal police on the offices of the Australian Workers’ Union (AWU) will have to hand over documents and correspondence, after the Federal Court this morning dismissed applications by Michaelia Cash, David De Garis, Mark Lee and the Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) for subpoeanas to be set aside.
Monday, 18 December 2017
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Strong super code essential, but ISWG code misses the mark A super code of practice is an important and necessary step, but today's final code has missed the mark in delivering the robust reform needed for the industry, according to Maurice Blackburn Lawyers.
Friday, 15 December 2017
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Governments and institutions must not delay action on abuse Royal Commission findings any longer Lawyers have paid tribute to the work of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, saying governments and institutions could not delay any longer in acting on today’s final recommendations and in seeing through the Royal Commission’s critical work.
Tuesday, 12 December 2017
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Steve Bracks to join Board of Maurice Blackburn Lawyers Victoria’s 44th Premier, the Honourable Steve Bracks AC will join the Board of Australia’s leading social justice law firm, Maurice Blackburn Lawyers.
Monday, 4 December 2017
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Federal Court class action filed against Crown Resorts Ltd. After months of investigation and hundreds of registrations from individual and institutional shareholders, Australia’s leading class action firm, Maurice Blackburn Lawyers, will today file its Federal Court class action against Crown Resorts Limited (ASX: CWN).
Monday, 4 December 2017
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Queensland floods class action trial begins in Supreme Court Expert evidence that operators of the Wivenhoe and Somerset dams failed to follow their own operating manual during the 2011 floods, will be a central feature in the South East Queensland Floods class action, which goes to trial today in the New South Wales Supreme Court.
Thursday, 30 November 2017
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A wide-ranging Banking Royal Commission essential to stop scandals and ensure reform Maurice Blackburn Lawyers today welcomed the Federal Government’s announcement of a Royal Commission into the banking and financial services sector, but said it must be wide-ranging to end scandals and to bring about substantial reform in the finance sector.
Wednesday, 29 November 2017
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New Medical Board framework important step for improving patient safety Maurice Blackburn Lawyers have today welcomed a new Medical Board framework outlining competency and ethical expectations for medical professionals as an important step for improving patient safety.
Wednesday, 22 November 2017
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WA Government legislation to help abuse victims welcome Maurice Blackburn Lawyers have applauded today’s introduction of legislation by the Western Australian Attorney-General as a welcome step in improving access to justice for institutionalised abuse survivors.
Tuesday, 21 November 2017
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Action needed to address rampant wage theft and protect vulnerable workers A damning study released today makes clear that Australia still has a long way to go to go in addressing systemic wage theft, including ensuring protections are in place for vulnerable workers to come forward and recover underpayments, according to Maurice Blackburn Lawyers.
Tuesday, 21 November 2017
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Class action investigation into Uber over unlawful conduct Maurice Blackburn Lawyers, Australia’s leading class action law firm, has today opened registrations for taxi and hire car drivers, operators and licence owners regarding investigations the firm is undertaking over Uber’s alleged unlawful conduct in the Victorian market.
Friday, 17 November 2017
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Royal Commission recommendations must be acted on to ensure a fair Northern Territory youth detention system Lawyers heading a class action for young people abused whilst in detention in the Northern Territory’s youth justice system have today welcomed the final report of the Royal Commission into the Protection and Detention of Children in the Northern Territory.