Amendments to Queensland workers’ compensation legislation: implications for hiring
The recent changes to the Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003 (Qld) (WCR Act) have generated debate. The focus has been on the introduction of a threshold for common law claims.
However, employers should pay attention to the amendments relevant to obtaining information about pre-existing injuries and workers’ compensation claims of prospective employees. The changes could be a ‘two-edged sword’ because of the potential to breach the WCR Act itself, or the general protections provisions of the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth)…
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