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If the American Federal Bureau of Investigation can name it as violence, Australian governments should too. Over the last three years this site has written extensively that the words “work place bullying and harassment” significantly belittles the reality of the victim. Bullying in particular has quite distinct connotations with children on the school monkey bars.[…]
Raising a child can be difficult enough without an injury or an acquired disability. Add a work place injury physical or psychological and raising children can feel like a nightmare. After an injury most parents find their parenting style changes, they accommodate their new situation into their parenting and adjust. So does the child,[…]
These stories aren’t just about the problems with workers compensation. They are also about caring for yourself while you are recovering or adapting to your injury. Boredom is unfortunately part of that process- we have all experienced it, after all there is only so much time you can spend doing the exercises the physio set[…]
If you or someone you know is receiving support through the NSW Workers Compensation system you need to take this simple test and follow its advice.
The workers compensation system is complicated. Most of the information you get about it comes from the insurers, your workplace and the government. Wouldn’t it be great if there was a handbook out there that spoke about it from the workers side?Well there is.The Injured Workers Support Network has two current workers comp handbooks written[…]
Original story: Port Macquarie news Author: Liz Langdale 14 Feb 2017. Remaining strong: Port Macquarie-Hastings paramedics said they will keep fighting if they don’t get the cover they have asked for. Port Macquarie-Hastings paramedics remain upbeat of a fair resolution to changes to their death and disability insurance scheme, despite a change of state premier. “As[…]
Being sent to an Independent Medical Examiner can be a stressful experience for many injured workers. you can see an independent medical Examiner if you are sent there by your insurer or, if you have a solicitor, by them. the process of seeing an IME (as they are shortened to) by your solicitor should be[…]
Is taking all the profit and leaving injured workers without any support truely sharing? What happens if you are an Uber driver and you have an accident? The answer? Uber disowns you. Uber- despite its rhetoric is far from the Ethical employer their advertisements would sell them as – just ask an injured[…]
"Injured Workers Walking Together"
Established in 2011, the Injured Workers Support Network (IWSN) is an organisation whose prime purpose is to assist injured workers in meeting the adjustment needs, psychological issues and re-employment challenges during their injury or illness. The network is able to offer advice in gaining the services for which they are entitled. The network offers: Peer support – opportunity to meet other workers who face the same difficulties and challenges Information regarding the NSW workers compensation system An opportunity for guidance and support while dealing with their injury, illness or disability
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