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Tens of thousands of Indigenous Australians may be eligible for stolen wages class action

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Queensland has agreed to settle claim on behalf of 10,000 Indigenous workers whose wages were handed to the state between 1939 to 1972Tens of thousands of Indigenous Australians could be eligible to join planned class actions over wages taken by the government under the same Protection Act that created the stolen generations.Shine Lawyers said the firm was well advanced with investigations into the planned actions in Western Australia, the Northern Territory and New South Wales, and planned to launch them shortly. Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2019/jul/10/tens-of-thousands-of-indigenous-australians-may-be-eligible-for-stolen-wages-class-action

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Publish date : 2019-07-10 09:45:46

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