Hilliard & Berry Solicitors

Workplace Relations Specialists

Australian Employment Law Specialists

 Another go at scrapping workers' compensation accruals 

Parliament introduced a new Fair Work Amendment (Remaining 2014 Measures) Bill 2015 (the New Amendment Bill) which re-introduces a clause repealing s130(2) of the Fair Work Act 2009 (FW Act) so that no injured workers can accrue leave on workers' compensation.

 

 Can an employee take or accrue leave while on Workers Compensation payments? 

A recent decision by the Full Bench of the Federal Court of Australia has put an end to the debate surrounding the issue of whether an employee is entitled to accrue and/or take leave while on Workers Compensation payments.

 

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