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Injustice in return to work: part 1

Stefanie Garber

Workers' compensation systems can leave clients feeling betrayed. This sense of unfairness may hinder a client's return to work.

"What about me? It isn't fair," Shannon Noll sang back in the 2004. Many injured workers could well sing along. A work injury can be hard to live with. Careers, relationships, independence – all aspects of the worker’s life are affected. Workers’ compensation systems should help but often add to the injured person’s struggles. Research by Michael Sullivan from McGill University suggests that injur...

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