Maurice Blackburn Media Statements

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 Maurice Blackburn Lawyers has filed a shareholder class action against supermarket and retail giant Woolworths. Shareholders can sign up now.
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.
Friday, 17 August 2018
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Angela Williamson case to be referred to Federal Court The case of Tasmanian woman Angela Williamson against her former employer Cricket Australia has not resolved after a Fair Work Commission conciliation this morning.
Tuesday, 14 August 2018
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Maurice Blackburn files major Brambles class action Maurice Blackburn Lawyers, has filed a class action against listed supply-chain logistics company Brambles (ASX: BXB).
Friday, 3 August 2018
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Shareholder class action gets a dam site tougher for BHP The Big Australian BHP is facing a proposed class action by Australia’s leading class action law firm, with Maurice Blackburn Lawyers informing the Federal Court today it intends to represent shareholders that overpaid millions for inflated BHP shares.
Wednesday, 1 August 2018
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Evidence destroys empty rhetoric against class actions Any moves to make it easier for mass corporate wrongdoing to evade justice should be avoided at all costs, according to a submission to the Australian Law Reform Commission made by the country’s leading class action law firm, Maurice Blackburn Lawyers.
Thursday, 19 July 2018
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Coroner delivers damning finding on South Australian mental health care Lawyers for the mother of a young woman who died after attempting suicide when she was told she was to be discharged from hospital care believe the coronial inquest into her death has revealed deep flaws in South Australia’s mental health system.
Tuesday, 3 July 2018
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Landmark court decision will bring sick refugee child and family to Australia for medical treatment A sick two-year-old refugee girl will be flown to Australia within 48 hours for urgent medical treatment, following a Federal Court decision handed down today.
Friday, 29 June 2018
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Maurice Blackburn appoints Steve Bracks as Chair and announces more than 50% female Board representation Maurice Blackburn Lawyers has appointed former Victorian Premier the Honourable Steve Bracks AC as the new Chair of its Board. At the same time, the firm’s Board will be comprised of more than 50 per cent female representation for the first time.