SAFETY LAW

Legal Framework for Employers: Managing Illness and Injury in the Workplace

Managing ill and injured employees can be one of the most complicated areas of workplace relations practice. This article provides a summary of the legal framework that underpins the rights and obligations of an employer who is managing an employee who is suffering a medical condition (whether physical or mental) that affects their capacity for work.

Each case will turn on its own facts. We recommend you seek legal advice if you require assistance to manage or dismiss an ill or injured employee.

Legal Framework for Employers: Managing Illness and Injury in the Workplace
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