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Patience with the worker’€™s compensation commission has run out.

May 3, 2000
Occupational Health  

The Legal Resources Centre (LRC) in Pretoria has taken the workers’ compensation commissioner to court twice in the last year – and won. The commissioner was found guilty of unreasonable delay and received a penalty in the form of interest payments. The LRC is now considering taking the commissioner to court again, this time concerning […]

Workers’ compensation system adds insult to injury

March 17, 2000
Occupational Health  

Don’€™t rely on the workers’€™ compensation system to provide for you if you get injured at work; the system may only add insult to injury. This is according to a submission to the Public Protector requesting a formal inquiry into the Office of the Compensation Commissioner.