The Injured Workers Support Network is gathering stories about the personal impact of the governments cruel mandatory door shove at five years. Help us get the stories out to the public. What is life going to be like if you are kicked off next year? How does it make you feel? What are you going[…]
Recovering from an injury isn’t a straight path. It curves like the picture to the left. So how can you tell you are getting closer? In many, many ways recovering from a physical injury is different from recovering from a psychological injury. The reaction of others, the types of professionals you will see,[…]
First in our series on your rights as an injured Worker.These questions come straight from a reader written so well we will use them as our headings.Enter your text here…Question 1. Privacy. What rights do injured workers have?Injured Workers are entitled to the same rights to privacy than anyone else is. Their medical records are[…]
Sexual Harassment has its place in workers compensation it’s just not called sexual harassment. There is no place for sexual harassment in our workplaces but it is present and it has a significant impact on the worker who is subject to it. The Australian Human Rights Commission has this to say about sexual harassment: “Sexual[…]
Just over 2 million Australians currently working are living with a disability, but there is no protection for them if they need to take time off to manage their disability. Should there be?The Fair Work Act 2009 includes ten non-negotiable National Employment Standards enshrining basic rights for workers. Six of these give rights to leave:[…]
Setting Goals are important but they don’t have to stay a dream. Recovering from an injury is hard work. It takes up a lot of your time and energy, not just physically but your emotional energy as well.Setting a goal can help you make the most of this energy and isn’t as hard as it seems.What[…]
2017 Injured Workers Day Picnic. Sunday June 18 Holroyd Workers Memorial Park.