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This weeks video answers the question: If I am on a return to work plan, can my boss put me on a performance plan?
Thousands of injured workers to be forced onto welfare Author: Anna Patty. Original Story: Sydney Morning Herald Since injuring his back as a chef, David Hockey has been fighting constant pain and an insurance company that encouraged him to work in aged care or as a farmer. The 49-year-old has multiple back injuries and is[…]
Rowan Kernebone (coordinator) will be at the Family Inn in Katoomba on the 29th of April presenting Politics in the Pub from 2:30pm.
You are invited to theInternational Day of Mourning Servicewith families and friends who have lost loved ones as a result of workplace accidents or illness contracted at workFriday, 28 April 2017 11:45am for 12:00 at Re ection Park Little Pier Street, Darling HarbourThe service will take place on(next to the site of the old entertainment[…]
A Purposeful Conversation Telling your story can be difficult at the best of times – but it’s added complexity when you are trying to use that story to convince someone else that something needs to be done to change your situation, and everyone else who have been injured at work. Perhaps it is something simpler,[…]
If your appeal to the insurer hasn’t resulted in them overturning their decision you can make a second appeal to the Regulator, called a merit review. Your Solicitor can now access financial compensation for assisting you to complete this review. This applies to new applications for review only made after 16/12/2016.It is important that you[…]
We all know the benefits of exercise. When we are injured the choices of exercise can seem limited though. Sports are generally out of the question but what is left? And are there benefits to them? Walking Is widely recognised as the best gentle exercise available. It works your heart, your lungs, your legs and[…]
Dear Members, We apologise for the late notice but we have had to cancel the Penrith network meeting due to unforeseen circumstances. The next meeting in May will go ahead as scheduled.
"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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