NSW: New work scheme reforms could result to significant cut on workers compensation

Reported by Haydee | 23 Apr, 2012

The O’Farrell government will cut back on workers compensation by slashing lump-sum payments for injured workers and abolishing long-term recipients of weekly benefits from the scheme after a set period. The NSW government has flagged its intention to amend the $13 billion WorkCover system, which is currently facing a deficit of up to $5 billion …