SDA Win for Member
After a long drawn out Workers Compensation battle, one of our SDA members, Sharon Bailey, had a nice win last year. Sharon Bailey was injured during the course of her daily duties. While on Workers Compensation, the company deducted Sharon’s days off as Annual Leave instead of correctly labelling the days off as Workers Compensation.
Sharon sought the advice and assistance of the SDA to fight to have her Annual Leave re-credited as her Annual Leave should never have been used as Workers Comp had already been approved. Therefore, her Annual Leave should only be used for holidays. Sharon was re-credited 4 weeks of Annual Leave
If you have had recent Workers Comp claim or a current Workers Comp claim and are uncertain if you are being paid correctly or if you have had to use a component of your Sick/Personal Leave or Annual Leave throughout the process, please contact the SDA and we would be happy to help review your payments and entitlements.
Did you also know that whilst on Workers Comp your Annual Leave should continue to accrue? Any questions please call SDA Newcastle on 49614694.