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3 Aug 2017

In a decision handed down on 27 July 2017, the Industrial Relations Commission ordered the reinstatement of a Council Ranger who had been dismissed for failing to comply with de-escalation of aggressive conflict protocols following an incident involving multiple physical a...

22 Nov 2016

Even though an employee had last worked with an employer in 1991 and had several employers since, the NSW Workers’ Compensation Commission has held an employer liable for a hearing injury claim lodged in April 2015 seeking a lump sum amount as well as hearing aids.

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23 Mar 2013

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A client had an employee who suffered a workplace injury over four years ago. Liability for the injury was accepted by the employer’s workers’ compensation insurer and the employee was eventually able to return to work but in a modified role that limited the w...

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