CoreStaff Class Action

Corestaff NT Pty Ltd Class Action

Omni Bridgeway is funding a class action against Corestaff NT Pty Ltd (Corestaff) on behalf of employees of Corestaff who entered into fixed term employment contracts in 2011 and 2012 and were terminated on or after 23 November 2012.

You are a group member in the class action if you:

  1. received an Offer Letter from Corestaff in or about 2011 and 2012;
  2. received a Termination Letter from Corestaff on or after 23 November 2012;
  3. are alleged to have suffered loss and damage as a result of the conduct of Corestaff pleaded in the Statement of Claim.

(Group Member)

The class action is being run by Levitt Robinson Solicitors.

It is proposed that the class action be settled for AU$6.4 million less funding commission and legal costs, subject to Court approval.  If you are a Group Member, you may be eligible to participate in the proposed settlement and your legal rights will be affected by it.  If you believe that you are (or may be) a Group Member, please contact Levitt Robinson Solicitors to register in the class action and provide verifying documents (if you have not already done so). You must register by 23 May 2022 to benefit from the proposed settlement.

Background

CoreStaff is a labour hire company. In 2011, a number of employees accepted a 3-year fixed term employment contract with Corestaff. These employees were then on-hired to Corestaff clients at mine sites in Western Australia. In November 2012, Corestaff terminated the employment contracts of these employees.

How much will it cost?

The claim is being run on a no win - no pay basis, with all costs fully underwritten by Omni Bridgeway. Omni Bridgeway will pay the other side's legal costs if the claim is unsuccessful.

Current stage of case

The parties have reached an in-principle settlement, which is subject to Court approval. Further information about the proposed settlement will be notified to Group Members by Levitt Robinson Solicitors.

Who can I contact for more information and to register my claim? 

Please visit Levitt Robinson Solicitors’ website here https://www.levittrobinson.com/corestaff-class-action if you have any questions regarding this class action or wish to register your claim. Alternatively, please feel free to contact them on +61 2 9286 3133 or by email at [email protected]