CFMEU abandons casual employment class action

THE Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union has dropped a class action seeking to recover an estimated $16 million in entitlements for about 900 current and former casual miners employed by labour hire company WorkPac.

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The High Court decision was the nail in the coffin for the class action.

The Renyard v Workpac class action was discontinued due to legal advice that it could not succeed due to the recent High Court Rossato judgment and new, retrospective laws affecting casual workers