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Return to Work legislation shameful

Some elements of the Return to Work scheme are shameful – the consequence of the Pennington decision

Friday July 8, 2016

A just and equitable workers compensation scheme would ordinarily protect those injured workers and compensate them for their financial losses whilst they recover from their injuries. Many injured workers are incredibly vulnerable, and rely on a supportive and fair system to assist with their rehabilitation. But time and time again, we are seeing the consequences of the Return to Work scheme do nothing but kick these vulnerable South Australians whilst they are down.   Read More