Merivale Class Action
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 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 (the Award). 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. The Claim seeks, amongst other things, an order pursuant to s545(1) of the Fair Work Act 2009 that Merivale provide to each claimant the payments to which they were entitled under the Award.
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 (the Lawyers). Class Members – Merivale employees that were employed in a hospitality position and allegedly paid below the Award during the Claim Period. Claim Period – the period from 25 December 2013 to 24 December 2019 (inclusive).
I think I have a claim. How do I participate in the Class Action?
IMPORTANT – UPCOMING MEDIATION
There will be a mediation in the class action by 30 June 2023.
If you do not register your interest by 27 February 2023, your claim may not be able to be taken into account as part of the mediation and you may not be able to receive any part of a settlement sum if the claim is settled at mediation and your claim is eligible.
To register your claim to be considered as part of the mediation please click here:
A copy of the court orders approving notices that seek group member registrations is found here.