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Bridging the generation and gender gap

Sarah Duffield

Young female rehabilitation consultant + middle aged male worker: the most fraught relationship in RTW?

With men historically making up the majority of workers compensation claims, including a high proportion over 50, and a high number of females in the vocational rehabilitation workforce in their 20s and 30s, the pairing of a middle aged male worker and a young female rehabilitation officer is common. For the most part, these relationships evolve as any other. But occasionally the issues of age and gender are compounded by generational issues...

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