A campaign to reverse the Liberal National government’s cuts to workers compensation is being launched tomorrow with Greens MP David Shoebridge hosting a Parliamentary Forum.
Under the Liberal National government’s 2012 cuts the majority of injured workers receive a maximum five years of workers compensation. Now five years on these cuts are coming into force and from 26 December 2017 thousands of seriously injured workers will lose their compo.
WHEN: 12.30pm, Wednesday 8 November
WHERE: Macquarie Room, NSW Parliament, Macquarie Street, Sydney NSW 2000
WHO: Injured workers, Minister Victor Dominello, Head of WIRO Kim Garling, Unions NSW, CFMEU and the PSA, Injured Workers Support Network, Shadow Minister Clayton Barr and Greens MP David Shoebridge.
See some of the seriously injured workers having their workers compensation cut: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uIHXcFoDzbo