Employers Liability Newsletter May 2020
- Published 07.05.2020
- Workers Compensation Amendment (COVID-19) Regulation 2020 (NSW)
- Amendments to the NSW Workers Compensation Guidelines
- National COVID-19 Safe Workplace Principles
- JobCover6 Program
- Connect2Work Program
- Reporting of COVID-19 Workers Compensation Claims
Adding incidents to injury
Elkhaligi v Lifestyle Solutions & Life Without Barriers  NSWWCC 109 (7 April 2020)
Back to basics: revisiting contributory negligence and breach of duty of care
Hallmark Construction Pty Ltd v Brett Harford; Copeland Building Services Pty Ltd v Hallmark Construction Pty Ltd; Hallmark Construction Pty Ltd v Harford Transport Pty Ltd  NSWCA 41 (17 March 2020)
Section 22/22A – Does quantifying the level of incapacity that stems from an earlier injury require direct evidence from the injured worker themselves?
State of NSW (Fire & Rescue NSW) v Roberts Concrete Specialists Pty Ltd (formerly Jack Harrison Home Builders Pty Ltd)  NSWWCCPD 20 (20 April 2020)
Is a volunteer a worker for the purposes of benefits under the Workers Compensation (Dust Disease) Act 1942?
Death v Workers Compensation (Dust Diseases) Authority (No 1)  NSWDC 103 (17 March 2020)