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Slater and Gordon in the community

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Employment Law
Can my employer force me to get the COVID-19 vaccine?

Australia’s rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine has largely been welcomed with relief. According to the Department of Health, widespread vaccination against COVID-19 is expected to significantly slow community transmission of the virus, therefore reducing the need for preventative measures like border closures and travel restrictions[1]. However, a question that’s been asked a lot recently is: can your employer make you get vaccinated? There are no laws or public health orders requiring people to get vaccinated against COVID-19. Getting vaccinated is voluntary. The Fair Work Ombudsman has recently advised that most employers should assume they won’t be able to force employees to be...

Woman getting vaccinated
Compensation Law
Injured workers to receive early access to psychological treatment

Injured workers in Victoria seeking compensation for mental health injuries will be able to receive treatment as soon as possible from July this year. Right now, workers with a psychological condition often wait up to five weeks before receiving a decision on whether WorkSafe will accept their claim and pay for treatment or support. This is a lot longer than the average seven days it takes WorkSafe to make a decision on a physical injury claim. Currently, if the claim for a psychological injury is rejected, the injured worker is not entitled to any funded treatment for this injury under the WorkCover scheme, and will need to pay for treatment themselves. However, the Victorian Government...

Woman working on positive mental health
Motor Vehicle Accidents
Pedestrians make up a large number of road injuries

In April 2019, Juanita Carroll was on her way home from work in Seaford. She was trying to cross the road at traffic lights on Dandenong Road when she was struck by a car that failed to give way to her. After the collision, Juanita had to undergo major surgery and had a metal plate, eight screws and metal rod inserted through her ankle to hold it together. Her wrists were injured when she landed on the ground. She still has bruising and experiences pain every day. The collision aggravated a previous lower back condition and possible nerve damage is being investigated. Juanita is now on the road to recovery but is still anxious and careful going anywhere near the road. According to TAC...

Slater and Gordon client Juanita Carroll was injured as a pedestrian

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