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Published on 28 October 2015: We’ve seen many cases of employers discouraging workers from lodging a WorkCover claim form or even intimidating workers into not reporting an injury. This is because the number of WorkCover claims lodged affects employers’ insurance premiums.
Published on 27 October 2015: The Federal Opposition has promised to fund a national redress scheme for survivors of institutional child sexual abuse, if it wins the next election.
Published on 23 October 2015: The Victorian Government is to repeal amendments made under the previous Liberal Government that effectively blocked access to compensation for many suffers of mental illness resulting from road injury and trauma.
Published on 21 October 2015: News of yet another serious forklift accident comes in the wake of appalling recent figures revealing that in just two years, between July 2012 and July 2014, a total of 1,360 workers were injured by forklifts, of which five died.
Published on 20 October 2015: The Victorian Government inquiry into the labour hire industry and insecure work has released its proposed public consultation dates and locations including Melbourne and Regional Victoria.
Published on 20 October 2015: The Family Law Act provides that you if you live together for two years you would generally be considered a de facto couple. There are exceptions and guidelines to that rule, but in general the principle holds.
Published on 16 October 2015: The team at Ryan Carlisle Thomas has been busy emptying out their wardrobes on behalf of Fitted for Work – an organisation that helps fit out women with professional clothing in order to help them win that all important first professional job.
Published on 16 October 2015: Recent reports of bullying and intimidation within Ballarat Hospital’s mental health unit are disturbing, with the Health Workers Union referring 18 incidents to WorkSafe with staff reporting being yelled at and criticised by their superiors.
Published on 15 October 2015: Philip Brewin, solicitor acting for the Salvation Army (Southern Territory), continued his evidence at the Royal Commission's examination of the experiences of children who were residents at homes operated by the Salvation Army (Southern Territory).
Published on 14 October 2015: Given the vulnerability of cyclists, they are at a particular risk of serious injury and death in an accident. However, many of those injured may not know about their potential entitlements under the TAC scheme.
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