Many Victorian injured workers have asked us what will happen to their job after they have been on weekly payments for a period of 52 weeks (1 year), and, most importantly, will they be sacked. Workcover Vic legistlation states that your boss (your employer) must offer you suitable work for the first 52 weeks after your work injury.
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Claiming compensation for psychological injury can be very difficult and challenging.
We have written about it many times (see for example “Mitigation of Damages“), but perhaps it’s time to re-highlight that an injured person who makes a claim for compensation is actually required to take all reasonable steps to mitigate his or her loss. So what does this actually mean?
If you are a teacher and have been bullied, there is support available. We were contacted a few days ago by the Bullied Teachers Support Network, and are more than happy to share this useful resource.