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Understanding WorkCover

MWC Solidarity Hour series

The MWC "Solidarity Hour" series aims to build capacity in migrant communities and community service organisations to address issues related to labour exploitation among migrant workers.

They are short online sessions facilitated by expert trainers. The sessions include group discussion, Q&A, and hand-out resources.

Understanding WorkCover

Join us to a special session on "Understanding WorkCover: Navigating Entitlements, Changes & Legal Support" featuring a guest presenter from Gordon Legal.

In this session, Jenny Forti will cover essential topics including:

  • WorkCover scheme overview
  • Changes to WorkCover
  • Importance of early medical intervention
  • Disputing Insurer's termination of weekly payment
  • Lump sum compensation for permanent injuries
  • When to seek legal advice and how can lawyers help

This training is for migrant and refugee community leaders, activists, advocates and volunteers, bicultural workers, front-line support/case workers, and community service providers involved or interested in understanding WorkCover and the support available.

Guest Presenter:

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Jenny is a Partner at Gordon Legal and an accredited specialist in Personal Injury Law. Her area of specialty is Workcover, having worked with injured workers for over a decade, ensuring that they can access the compensation that they are entitled to.  

Jenny is a member of the Australian Lawyers Alliance Victorian Workcover Committee, has volunteered as a lawyer at West Justice and has been a director of the Western Health Foundation.

Facilitators:

  • Florence Dato (Community Organiser, Migrant Workers Centre)
  • Gabriel Dain (Operations Manager, Migrant Workers Centre)
WHEN
June 12, 2024
12pm - 1pm
WHERE
Zoom (RSVP to get the link)
CONTACT
Florence Dato ·
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Vesna Stankovic Timi Onduku-Pedley Emily Mapanda Carol Saunders Suzan Saka Emily Tokalau-Tabualevu Shaffira Gayatri Cecilia Condonancio Carlos Estrada Lungwe Lumona Mazen Zaidan Eten Edwards Bobby Lama Fiona Yeh Sylvia Coombe Lisa Dinning Clive Tillman Leda Tyrrel Wickrama Koddippuli arachchige Zali Nash Salima Moktan Kalolaini Tale Omar Ghazala Kiara Wagner Alia Lovecraft Helix Ha Madelaine Fleet-Barry Zoe Rachcoff Oli Pajic Malar Naicker Wesley Bawia Jenny Stanger Neha Gogia Daniel Walsh Georgia Daly Karen Rennie Betty Huang Pushpa Vaghela Sophia Zhang Elle Phan Alexandria Somirs Melissa Purcell Robiel Abraham Jotame Ratabua Khairul Nazmi Bin Kamarudin Noor Yasmin Mohd Bahrudin Rishi Bhattarai Md Shofiqul Alam
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Vesna Stankovic
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Emily Mapanda
Carol Saunders
Suzan Saka
Emily Tokalau-Tabualevu
Shaffira Gayatri
Cecilia Condonancio
Carlos Estrada
Lungwe Lumona
Mazen Zaidan
Eten Edwards
Bobby Lama
Fiona Yeh
Sylvia Coombe
Lisa Dinning
Clive Tillman
Leda Tyrrel
Wickrama Koddippuli arachchige
Zali Nash
Salima Moktan
Kalolaini Tale
Omar Ghazala
Kiara Wagner
Alia Lovecraft
Helix Ha
Madelaine Fleet-Barry
Zoe Rachcoff
Oli Pajic
Malar Naicker

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