Saturday, 29 June 2019
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Lawyers welcome lifting deeds of release for abuse survivors in Tasmania Lawyers for abuse survivors have today welcomed the Tasmanian Government’s announcement to set aside deeds of release and to impose a duty of care on organisations exercising authority over children, saying the reforms were significant in improving access to justice for survivors of abuse.
Wednesday, 19 June 2019
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Melbourne City Council sued over workplace bullying Leading employment law firm Maurice Blackburn has commenced proceedings in the Federal Court of Australia against the Melbourne City Council on behalf of an employee who alleges that he endured an extraordinary catalogue of severe and protracted workplace bullying.
Monday, 17 June 2019
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Australian oil spill class action trial begins in Federal Court The Montara oil spill of 2009 in Northern Australia that saw thousands of barrels of oil pour into the Timor Sea over 70 days and destroyed the livelihoods of 15,000 seaweed farmers as a result, will go to trial in a Federal Court class action beginning in Sydney today.
Friday, 14 June 2019
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Lawyers welcome lifting deeds of release for abuse survivors Lawyers have today welcomed the Victorian Government's announcement to set aside deeds of release, saying the reform was a significant step in improving access to justice for survivors of abuse.
Thursday, 30 May 2019
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Maurice Blackburn seeks super fees redress from AMP Australia’s largest class action law firm, Maurice Blackburn Lawyers, has today filed the first class action seeking compensation for AMP superannuation fund members allegedly stung by unreasonable fees. The case has been filed in the Federal Court (Melbourne registry).
Wednesday, 29 May 2019
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Historic $109 million dollar class action settlement paid to workers with intellectual disabilities Almost 7,000 workers with intellectual disabilities have been paid $109 million following an historic class action settlement reached in 2016, after the Federal Government scheme responsible for administering payments concluded this week.
Tuesday, 28 May 2019
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Big Federal Court win for ASU members In-home aged care workers at the City of Maribyrnong are set to receive over $2 million in redundancy payments following an important Federal Court decision.
Monday, 27 May 2019
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Big banks in the gun with new forex cartel class action Some of the world’s largest and most recognisable banks will face a cartel class action by Australia’s leading class action experts, Maurice Blackburn Lawyers, over claims they systematically manipulated foreign exchange rates to boost profits at the expense of Australian businesses and investors.
Monday, 27 May 2019
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Sirtex shareholder class action trial begins The Federal Court shareholder class action trial against Sirtex Medical Limited (ASX:SRX) begins today in Melbourne, starting at 10.15am.
Thursday, 23 May 2019
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Lawyers welcome greater reporting of child sexual abuse in Western Australia Lawyers for abuse survivors have today welcomed that Western Australia will introduce changes to the state’s mandatory reporting laws to ensure allegations of abuse, including those raised in the confessional, will be reported.
Wednesday, 15 May 2019
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Labor wage theft reforms a welcome measure to assist unpaid workers Lawyers have today welcomed the announcement that a Shorten Labor Government will introduce a new small claims jurisdiction for wage underpayments if elected, saying the move would help to ensure a fairer and more efficient process for workers seeking access to justice.
Tuesday, 7 May 2019
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Landmark High Court trial to test if Constitutional ‘aliens’ power applies to Aboriginal Australians Tomorrow a landmark trial will be held in the High Court of Australia to determine an important threshold question as to whether Aboriginal Australians can be considered an ‘alien’ under the Constitution and, as a result, be deported following a serious criminal conviction.