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.
Friday, 5 October 2018
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Scouts apology meaningless if not matched by action for abuse survivors Lawyers for abuse survivors have today dismissed an apology from Scouts Australia to survivors of abuse, saying such efforts ring hollow given how Scouts NSW in particular continues to treat those seeking compensation for abuse and harm caused.
Friday, 28 September 2018
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Urgent reform needed after damning Royal Commission interim report Today’s banking royal commission interim report has exposed a financial services industry driven by greed and self-interest that is in urgent need of reform, according to Maurice Blackburn Lawyers.
Sunday, 23 September 2018
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Lawyers welcome measures to ensure greater public reporting on company gender pay gaps Maurice Blackburn Lawyers have today welcomed an announcement from Federal Labor to ensure greater accountability for companies in addressing the gender pay gap, including increased public reporting and efforts to put an end to pay secrecy clauses.
Friday, 21 September 2018
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Victorian woman wins court challenge against IVF laws A Victorian woman will be able to try and conceive a child through IVF and donor sperm after successfully challenging a law that required her to obtain the consent of her estranged husband to undergo the procedure.
Sunday, 16 September 2018
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Aged care Royal Commission welcome, must include scrutiny of elder financial abuse Maurice Blackburn Lawyers have today welcomed the announcement of a Royal Commission into aged care and have called for elder financial abuse to also be scrutinised as part of the inquiry.
Wednesday, 12 September 2018
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Sexual harassment statistics show Australian workplaces still have a long way to go Shocking statistics released today by the Sex Discrimination Commissioner show Australian workplaces still have a long way to go to stamp out and prevent sexual harassment in the workplace, according to Maurice Blackburn Lawyers.
Wednesday, 12 September 2018
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Lawyers welcome plan to improve mental health care for Victorian first responders Maurice Blackburn Lawyers have today welcomed plans for landmark reforms to Victoria’s WorkCover system that will help protect the state’s first responders.
Tuesday, 11 September 2018
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Maurice Blackburn files class action against Woolworths Australia’s leading class action law firm Maurice Blackburn Lawyers, together with litigation funder International Litigation Funding Partners (ILFP), have filed a case against supermarket and retail giant Woolworths (ASX: WOW) in the Federal Court, with estimates the claim could exceed $100 million for aggrieved investors.
Monday, 3 September 2018
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Big retailers should be held accountable for the unpaid wages bill of exploited cleaners in their supply chain New laws that would see big retailers like Myer, Coles and Woolworths held financially responsible for the exploitation of contracted and subcontracted cleaners are urgently needed, Maurice Blackburn Lawyers will tell a Senate inquiry today.
Thursday, 30 August 2018
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Former Cricket Australia employee files court action over her dismissal for abortion rights tweets Lawyers acting for Tasmanian woman Angela Williamson have today filed legal action in the Federal Court over her dismissal from Cricket Australia.