Merivale Class Action

Claim Overview

The Merivale Class Action was commenced against M.R.V.L. Investments Pty Ltd (Merivale) in the Federal Court of Australia on 24 December 2019 on behalf of Merivale employees that were employed at any time during the period from 25 December 2013 to 24 December 2019 (the Claim Period).

The Claim alleges that throughout the Claim Period, a number of Merivale employees were paid less than the minimum amounts to which they were entitled under the Hospitality Industry (General) Award 2010.  These employees include salaried workers who allege that they were paid for 38-hours per week while being required to work at least 50-hour weeks without any overtime payments, as well as casual and salaried workers who allege that the rates that they were paid were otherwise less than their minimum entitlements.

ICP Funding Pty Ltd and Investor Claim Partner Pty Ltd are the respective funder and manager.

The class action is being run by Adero Law.

Current Stage of Case

The Federal Court of Australia ordered that a Notice of Proposed Settlement be published for the information of persons who may be Group Members in this action. The registration period concluded on 3 April 2024.

Further information about the class action is available on the Adero Law website here.