Are Injured Workers Able to Accrue Annual Leave Whilst on Workers’ Compensation Benefits?
The answer to this question may vary dependent upon the Award an injured worker is paid under. The following looks at an entitlement to annual leave under the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (“FWA”). The entitlement to annual leave derives from section 87 of the FWA which provides relevantly as follows:- 87 Entitlement to Annual […]
Are You a Victim of a Terrorist Act?
On 21 October 2013 the Australian Government introduced the Social Securities Amendment (Supporting Australian Victims of Terrorism Overseas) Act 2012 whereby victims of acts of terrorism of prescribed terrorist acts have access to a compensation scheme. The prescribed terrorists acts include:- the crashing of commercial airliners into the World Trade Center in New York, into […]
Workers’ Compensation Under Threat
We at McNamara & Associates support this campaign and wish to ensure worker’s compensation in Queensland remains the best in Australia. Find your local MP by entering your postcode here and consider sending them the recommended email on the subsequent page in order to get your local politician involved in this important issue. A Message from the […]