Do you get sick pay if injured at work?

Do you get sick pay if injured at work?

Do you get sick pay if injured at work? Yes, if you have been injured at work you’ll be entitled to take sick leave if you have accrued sick leave to take and should you require time off work. However, there are some other considerations which this page will look at....
Does WorkCover come out of sick leave?

Does WorkCover come out of sick leave?

Does WorkCover come out of sick leave? No, If you receive any payments under a WorkCover claim in Victoria, these do not come out of your sick leave. WorkCover is completely separate from your accrued sick leave entitlements as a part time or full time employee.  This...
Do employers have to accommodate injuries?

Do employers have to accommodate injuries?

Do employers have to accomodate injuries? Employers do need to accommodate people that have injuries. However, a distinction needs to be made between those people that have work related injuries and those who have and those who haven’t lodged a WorkCover claim....
WorkCover and unfair dismissal

WorkCover and unfair dismissal

WorkCover and unfair dismissal If you have a work related injury (or condition or illness), generally speaking, you are not able to be terminated from work because of that injury. If you are terminated because of the injury, in some cases you may be able to pursue an...
Can I change jobs while on WorkCover?

Can I change jobs while on WorkCover?

Can I change jobs while on WorkCover (Vic)? If you have a WorkCover claim on foot many people may wonder whether they are able to leave their job for a new job, and not have their WorkCover entitlements impacted. The short answer is yes, a person is able to leave a...
Ending employment while on WorkCover

Ending employment while on WorkCover

Ending employment while on WorkCover This article will deal with both the scenario of a worker wanting to end their employment while on WorkCover, and also the scenario where the employer wishes to end someone’s employment while they are on WorkCover. It is...
Can I resign while on workers compensation?

Can I resign while on workers compensation?

Can I resign while on WorkCover?   Yes, you can. However, you need to be aware that on some occasions your entitlements under the WorkCover scheme (Vic) may be impacted. To ensure they are not, you should make it clear that the reason you are resigning is because...