How will injured workers really be impacted by the new workers compensation laws in South Australia? Listen to the interview with Brad Coates, the CFMEU’S Greater Green Triangle District Secretary to get an idea of how barbaric the Return to Work SA changes are, already resulting in injured workers’ mental breakdowns.
Legal action likely over workers’ compensation changes
04/05/2015 , 9:11 AM by STUART STANSFIELD
A South East Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union official says he’s been involved in three mental health interventions triggered by changes to South Australia’s workers’ compensation scheme.
Brad Coates, the CFMEU’S Greater Green Triangle District Secretary, says it’s a name change rather than a new scheme, and legal action is likely over the new time limit on payments.
BRAD COATES FINAL – Listen to the interview here. Direct link: http://blogs.abc.net.au/files/brad-coates-final-2.mp3