RTW: from policy to practice — union views from the coalface

Lauren Finestone

Three union advocates give us their insights into the factors that can help improve RTW outcomes for workers, particularly those with psychological injuries.

The It pays to care report reveals that health outcomes are worse for people who claim compensation than for those who don’t. It says these things make a positive difference to recovery and RTW: Values like fairness, honesty, respect, compassion and transparency A psychosocial approach — pain, distress and disability aren’t just caused by a medical condition. It’s the interaction of the condition and what happens &lsq...

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Published 28 August, 2022 | Updated 30 August, 2022