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PSA member wins compo case

PSA member wins compo case

Red Tape article (Jan - April 2016) The Court of Appeal last year handed down a very important decision in favour of the PSA and all injured workers in NSW. For the last two years, the PSA has been fighting to have an injured Correctional Officer returned to his previous employment under Section 240 and 241 of the Workers Compensation Act 1987. This member was…

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Medical assessments kept in check

Medical assessments kept in check

Red Tape (Jan - April 2016) The PSA has successfully lobbied the Public Service Commission (PSC) to improve its changes to medical assessments for non work related medical conditions and injuries. Based on the issues the PSA brought to the PSC’s attention, the PSC made some improvements to the proposed guidelines, such as: more stringent requirements surrounding consultation with an employee prior to determining if…

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GetUp, follow the money

GetUp, follow the money

A report by lobby group GetUp has exposed the loopholes used by corporate tax dodgers. Closing the Caribbean Connection found: Australia lost $5.37 billion to corporate tax dodging from just 76 foreign multinationals in 2013 and 2014 these billionaire corporations pay a lower effective tax rate than your average nurse big pharmaceutical corporations paid the lowest effective tax rate at just 5.7 percent, compared to…

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Door knock for a better future

Door knock for a better future

Every Saturday from 30 April until election day Unions NSW will be door knocking in marginal seats talking to workers about the issues that will change votes. Join in and have a conversation with the community about the importance of defending public services. For a full list of coming events, click HERE

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