Wednesday, 23 September 2020
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Maurice Blackburn and the SDA win job back for Metcash worker unfairly sacked over minor incident Leading law firm Maurice Blackburn Lawyers and the Shop, Distributive and Allied Employees’ Association (SDA) have successfully won a battle to reinstate a warehouse worker who was sacked after 28 years of service over a minor workplace accident.
Monday, 14 September 2020
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Lawyers say children put at risk by Catholic bishop’s comments Lawyers have slammed comments made by Bishop Michael McCarthy leader of the Diocese of Rockhampton encouraging Catholic priests to break the law rather the seal of the confessional when child sexual abuse is reported.
Wednesday, 9 September 2020
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Lawyers welcome new laws forcing priests to report child sexual abuse in Queensland Lawyers for abuse survivors have welcomed legislation passed into law in Queensland which could see priests jailed for failing to report confessions of child sexual abuse.
Tuesday, 1 September 2020
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Asylum seeker health care test cases reach High Court Four test cases alleging the poor health care of asylum seekers and refugees in offshore detention will be considered as part of a High Court appeal that begins on Tuesday 1 September.
Friday, 21 August 2020
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Lawyers call for AMP to provide all documents in sexual harassment scandal Lawyers for Julia Szlakowski have today responded to AMP’s request that she provide her consent to the public release of her detailed complaint of sexual harassment together with the detailed investigation report into the allegations.
Monday, 17 August 2020
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AMP sexual harassment victim renews calls for release of all documents relating to her complaint The victim of AMP’s sexual harassment scandal today again called for the investment giant to release the full text of her complaint against senior executive, Boe Pahari and the findings document provided to her.
Tuesday, 28 July 2020
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Overhaul of NSW workers’ comp scheme needed to restore fairness for workers A joint investigation by Nine newspapers and the ABC has exposed that reform of the NSW workers’ compensation scheme is urgently needed and that any efforts to overhaul the scheme must ensure no injured worker is left worse off, according to Maurice Blackburn Lawyers.
Thursday, 23 July 2020
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Federal Court test case challenging sports rorts Maurice Blackburn Lawyers has issued legal proceedings in the Federal Court in a test case seeking to overturn a decision made by the Australian Sports Commission (ASC) to reject a funding application from the Beechworth Lawn Tennis Club (BLTC) as part of the scandal-plagued sports rorts affair.
Thursday, 16 July 2020
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Hundreds of thousands of motorists to benefit from class action over shonky bank car loans Australia’s leading class action law firm Maurice Blackburn has today commenced a class action in the Victorian Supreme Court which alleges that Westpac Banking Corporation and St George Finance Limited colluded with car dealers to sting consumers with unfair high interest loans in Australia’s multi-billion dollar car finance industry.
Wednesday, 15 July 2020
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Maurice Blackburn Lawyers welcome ground breaking wage theft laws to Queensland Leading workplace law firm Maurice Blackburn Lawyers today welcomed the introduction of wage theft laws in Queensland by the Palaszczuk Government, saying the move would help end the exploitation of the state’s hard-working employees.
Thursday, 2 July 2020
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Six institutions that have still failed to sign up to redress must now face tough financial penalties Lawyers for abuse survivors are calling on the Federal Government to impose tough financial penalties on the remaining six organisations that have failed to sign up to the National Redress Scheme by the 30 June deadline.
Wednesday, 1 July 2020
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Report reveals wage theft against international students remains a key issue in Australia Wage theft remains a major problem for vulnerable international students in Australia that has been exacerbated by COVID-19 and requires urgent action, according to Maurice Blackburn Lawyers.