The NSW Government’s savage changes to workers compensation, made in 2012, have had a profound impact on NSW workers and their families. Under these changes: Tens of thousands of injured workers have lost medical cover; Just 4% of workers in the scheme are eligible to receive weekly payments after 5 years; Medical procedures need to be […]
Injured workers and their supporters will gather outside the 2016 Workers Compensation Summit at the Swissotel next Tuesday 23 February at 8.30am to let industry players aware of their presence.
For the past three years, along with Unions NSW, the NSWNMA has been applying pressure to the NSW Liberal/National Government to reverse the sweeping cuts they made to workers compensation in 2012. Nurses are particularly prone to injury and assault at work so this is a subject we should really pay attention to. Watch two […]
The State Government’s backdown on unfair changes to workers’ compensation does not go far enough and should be expanded to include all medical costs as well as restoring full cover for injuries suffered on the way to and from work, according to Unions NSW. The Government has recognised that it went too far when it […]
In May and June 2014 Unions NSW surveyed over 2000 people who had been injured at work or while travelling to or from work. Read or download the survey results.
For the past two years, workers and their unions have placed pressure on the NSW Liberal Government to reverse the cruel cuts they made to workers compensation in 2012. It looks like the Government is starting to listen. On 28 April they announced they might consider changing some aspects of their workers compensation cuts. Now is the […]
Unions are making submissions to the Parliamentary Inquiry into the functions of WorkCover. Nurses and midwives are encouraged to make a brief submission to the Inquiry by telling a quick story about their experiences with Work Health and Safety, Workers Compensation or dealing with WorkCover. The enquiry closes today (Friday 17 January 2014) and you should […]