Workers’ Compensation

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Compensation advice

Report all accidents to your employer, no matter how trivial, without waste of time.
Don’t take time off work on sick pay because of the higher rate of pay.
Don’t sign any documents which might release your employer from responsibility.
Don’t attempt to cover up an injury in order to maintain “accident-free days” and so collect a chicken […]

By |July 9th, 2012|Meat Workers, Workers' Compensation|Comments Off on Compensation advice

Workers’ Compensation – Return-to-Work Plans

Recently there has been a number of enquiries by members seeking advise on their legal rights in relation to “Return to Work Plans”.

Some employers whether they are self insured or covered by insurance companies are trying to pressure injured workers into signing off on their return to work plans.

There is no legal requirement to sign […]

By |July 9th, 2012|Entitlements, Legal & Legislation, Workers' Compensation|Comments Off on Workers’ Compensation – Return-to-Work Plans