Monday, 18 March 2019
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Financial services industry dragged by the Federal Govt to deliver overdue reform on codes of conduct Lawyers have today welcomed the Federal Government’s announcement that it will release a consultation paper in order to act on enforceable provisions for industry codes of conduct in the financial services industry, saying the move was necessary because of the industry’s stubborn refusal to act on the common sense measure that would ensure improved standards for consumers.
Thursday, 7 March 2019
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Maurice Blackburn celebrates 100 years of fair Maurice Blackburn Lawyers, Australia’s number one plaintiff law firm, today celebrates its 100th birthday and the centenary of its mission to fight for fairness and equality.
Friday, 1 March 2019
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Uber class action gathers pace throughout regional WA Regional taxi and hire car drivers, operators and licence owners from Western Australia will gather in Mandurah today, as part of a series of public meetings taking place across the country for those looking to start a class action against Uber for harm caused by their unlawful operations.
Tuesday, 26 February 2019
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Significance of Pell verdict must not be ignored by the Catholic Church Lawyers for abuse survivors have today acknowledged the verdict handed down by the County Court in relation to Cardinal George Pell, saying it was a hugely significant development both in Australia and internationally for the Catholic Church and its response to claims of abuse.
Monday, 25 February 2019
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Maurice Blackburn named Employer of Choice for gender equality for second year running Maurice Blackburn Lawyers has been named an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality for the second year running by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) − a public recognition of the firm’s active commitment to championing gender equity.
Thursday, 21 February 2019
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First banking class action post Royal Commission filed The first class action against a big four bank since the publication of the Hayne Royal Commission Report has been filed today in the Federal Court, with Australia’s leading class action law firm Maurice Blackburn Lawyers taking on Westpac for providing loans in breach of responsible lending laws.
Thursday, 21 February 2019
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Qld stone manufacturing audit reveals shocking breaches of workplace safety on silicosis Lawyers for workers suffering with silicosis have today called on all states to undertake comprehensive audits of the manufacturing stone mason industry after a recent Queensland audit identified more than 550 workplace breaches for unsafe practices, with 98 workers found to have contracted silicosis.
Tuesday, 12 February 2019
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MediVac bill to ensure timely medical treatment for refugees and asylum seekers in offshore detention Social justice law firm Maurice Blackburn has tonight welcomed the passing of a bill in the House of Representatives to get sick people out of offshore detention for medical assessment and treatment in Australia.
Sunday, 10 February 2019
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AWU raids trial set to get underway tomorrow in the Federal Court Tomorrow a long-awaited trial will commence in the Federal Court that will determine whether an investigation instigated by Michaelia Cash into the Australian Workers’ Union (AWU) in 2017 was illegal.
Friday, 8 February 2019
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Uber class action gathering pace throughout Queensland Taxi and limousine drivers, operators and licence owners will gather at Brothers Rugby, Crosby Park in Albion today, as part of a series of public meetings taking place across the country this week for those looking to start a class action against Uber for operating unlawfully.
Friday, 8 February 2019
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Uber class action gathers pace on the Gold Coast Taxi and limousine drivers, operators and licence owners will gather at the CSi Club in Southport today, as part of a series of public meetings taking place across the country this week for those looking to start a class action against Uber for operating unlawfully.
Wednesday, 6 February 2019
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Taxi and hire car industries unite against Uber in Sydney's west Taxi and hire car drivers, operators and licence owners will gather at the Ashbury Pan Arcadian Federation Club in Canterbury today, as part of a series of public meetings taking place across the country this week for those looking to start a class action against Uber for operating unlawfully.