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Returning to Work After a Workplace Injury

returning to work after a workplace injury

Following a period of recovery from a workplace injury your doctor will certify that you have some capacity for work. At this point you are entitled to assistance in returning to work. Unfortunately, for many workers the return to work process can be confusing because they are not sure of their rights and obligations. Many […]

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Legal Options for Sexual Harassment Claims in WA

Legal Options for Sexual Harassment Claims in WA

Any employee in Western Australia may seek compensation for sexual harassment under a range of workplace laws. This article aims to help provide some information about these laws and outline the different avenues available. It is important to note this article does not provide legal advice. It is for information purposes only. If you need […]

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Do I Have to Disclose My Previous Workers’ Compensation Claim?

Do I Have to Disclose My Previous Workers' Comp Claim?

A common question we are asked by our clients at Perth City Legal, is: Do I Have to Disclose My Previous Workers’ Compensation Claim, to my new or prospective employer? There are a few factors to consider, before you can answer this question. Making a workers’ compensation claim is a workplace right. An employer who […]

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Is Insurance Surveillance Legal? Workers’ Compensation & Surveillance

Is Insurance Surveillance Legal?

Is the workers’ compensation insurer allowed to put me under surveillance? The short answer is YES. The workers’ compensation insurer relies upon information that you give them and your doctor about your level of activity following a workplace injury. If the insurance company believes you are not being honest, or you may be under reporting […]

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