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Workers compensation bulletin - issue 25

In this edition: the gazettal of Workers Compensation (Indexation of Amounts) Amendment Order (No 2) 2017, and a new webinar to help employers understand their obligations under updated RTW program guidelines.

Workers Compensation (Indexation of Amounts) Amendment Order (No 2) 2017

The Workers Compensation (Indexation of Amounts) Amendment Order (No 2) 2017 has been published on the NSW Legislation website.

The Order specifies the adjusted amounts applicable under section 82B (Indexation of certain amounts - according to average weekly earnings) and section 82F (permanent impairment lump sum compensation) of the Workers Compensation Act 1987 for the 2017-2018 financial year.

The Benefits guide (July 2017) will be available on the SIRA website in late June.

Webinar to help employers understand their obligations under updated RTW program guidelines

We recently advised that the new Guidelines for workplace return to work programs had been published on 31 May 2017.

To help employers understand their obligations under the new guidelines, we have prepared a recorded webinar (view the open caption version).

Learn more about return to work programs.

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