Compensation Lawyer Sydney Steve Walker Law Firm

Sexual Harassment and Bullying

Sexual Harassment and Bullying Draft Code tackles bullying and harassment in notorious industry The Australian live entertainment industry’s peak body has released a draft Code of Practice on preventing workplace discrimination, sexual harassment and bullying, following the widespread allegations of sexual abuse and other serious misconduct against high-profile entertainment figures, like US film producer Harvey Weinstein. Live … Continue reading Sexual Harassment and Bullying

Workplace mitigation strategies

Heat-related illnesses and respiratory syndromes in workers are two direct outcomes of climate change that require special mitigation and adaptation strategies, a peak occupational medicine group has warned. In a guidance statement in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) identifies what it claims are the direct … Continue reading Workplace mitigation strategies

Bullying-related claims blow out to $27k

The median direct cost of harassment and bullying-related mental stress workers’ comp claims is nearly $25,000 higher than the all-claims cost, according to Safe Work Australia’s fourth annual national statement on workplace bullying. This is some $5000 more than the $20,000 discrepancy identified in the agency’s second annual statement. According to the new report, the median … Continue reading Bullying-related claims blow out to $27k

An interview with a Personal Injury Accredited Specialist

Personal Injury Lawyers Sydney – Accredited Specialist – Steve Walker Principal Walker Law Group 1. How long have you been practising personal injury law? I have been practising personal injury law since 1994.  Initially acting for Defendants for the first decade of my career and learning how to think like an insurance company.  This experience … Continue reading An interview with a Personal Injury Accredited Specialist

Forklift Accident Compensation Lawyers

Forklift Accident Compensation Lawyers Sydney Forklift Accident & Forklift Injuries Compensation In NSW Forklifts are used to lift, stack and transfer loads in many workplaces across NSW. Every year, they continue to cause workplace deaths and injuries. It is reported 1,352 NSW workers were injured and three were killed in forklift incidents in the two … Continue reading Forklift Accident Compensation Lawyers

Workers Compensation – The Disputes and Dispute Mechanisms

Workers Compensation, Where is it at? The Disputes and Dispute Mechanisms I would describe the various processes and pathways which apply to the notification and resolution of disputes for Workers Compensation entitlements as convoluted and treacherous. The first task is to identify what type of dispute is under consideration. A dispute is to what could … Continue reading Workers Compensation – The Disputes and Dispute Mechanisms