Maurice Blackburn Media Statements

Monday, 21 September 2015
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements - The Sydney Morning Herald
Malcolm Turnbull urged to intervene in 7-Eleven wage abuse scandal Class action law firm Maurice Blackburn has written to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull urging him to offer amnesty to 7-Eleven workers affected by the company's wages scandal, saying it is a national scandal that threatens to become an international scandal.
Monday, 21 September 2015
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Visa amnesty needed for 7-Eleven workers – new pro bono legal support service launched for exploited workers Attempts to rectify widespread underpayment of 7-Eleven workers will fail unless the Federal Government allows a visa amnesty for affected staff, says employment law experts Maurice Blackburn.
Friday, 18 September 2015
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Maurice Blackburn scoops two national law awards for excellence in class actions and staff wellbeing Maurice Blackburn’s outstanding class actions record plus the firm’s innovative staff wellbeing program on vicarious trauma have been recognised in two Lawyer’s Weekly National Australian Law Awards.
Thursday, 17 September 2015
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Curtin University sued for short-changing staff on fixed term contracts Curtin University in WA is facing Federal Court action in Perth for its extraordinary over-use of consecutive fixed-term contracts with one long-term university employee on 24 consecutive fixed term contracts.
Tuesday, 15 September 2015
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Maurice Blackburn welcomes improved support for injured Victorians Law firm Maurice Blackburn has welcomed a new bill introduced into Victorian Parliament today that it says will improve the state’s personal injury compensation scheme.
Tuesday, 15 September 2015
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Maurice Blackburn welcomes Royal Commission national redress scheme recommendations Maurice Blackburn Lawyers have today welcomed a series of recommendations for a national redress scheme handed down by the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.
Friday, 11 September 2015
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Credit card late fees class action set for High Court appeal The High Court will hear an appeal within the next six months on whether ANZ credit card late fees are excessive or unfair.
Wednesday, 9 September 2015
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Largest shareholder class action of 2015 filed today, against QBE Shareholders of QBE Insurance Group Limited have lodged legal proceedings to hold the company to account over its share price collapse in December 2013, with Maurice Blackburn Lawyers today officially filing a shareholder class action against the insurance giant.
Thursday, 27 August 2015
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Federal Court appeal lodged against Attorney General’s divorce fee hike Maurice Blackburn Lawyers have today lodged an appeal in a case against a regulation forced on Australian families in July by Federal Attorney General George Brandis that led to a substantial hike in the fees to file for a divorce and issue a subpoena.
Wednesday, 26 August 2015
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Judgment in Melbourne Fertility Control Clinic case highlights need for safe access zones A Melbourne abortion clinic is looking to Spring Street to create safe access zones to prevent women being harassed as they enter the clinic.
Tuesday, 25 August 2015
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Judgment to be handed down in case against Melbourne City Council over safe access to fertility clinic The outcome of a legal bid to ensure safe access for patients and staff at an East Melbourne fertility clinic will be handed down tomorrow, Wednesday 26 August, at the Victorian Supreme Court.
Monday, 24 August 2015
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Focus on vulnerable road users in Qld road safety action plan welcome Maurice Blackburn Lawyers have today welcomed the Queensland Government’s announcement of a dedicated road safety action plan, in particular the plan’s focus on addressing rising fatalities amongst the State’s vulnerable road users.