By Rod McGuirk
An Australian court has ruled that a bureaucrat who was injured while having sex on a business trip is eligible for worker's compensation benefits.
The Full Bench of the Federal Court ruled Dec. 13 in favor of the woman, who cannot be identified for legal reasons, and rejecting the appeal of... Read More »
A judge in Sydney, Australia, ruled on Thursday that a woman was entitled to workers' compensation after a light smashed into her face, injuring her mouth, nose and tooth, while she was having sex on a business trip.
The unidentified federal employee was staying in a motel that her employer booked in November... Read More »
This article originally appeared on Schools.com
By Kenneth Corbin
Last year, the U.S. workplace got a little safer for some: the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) tallied 3.1 million nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses in 2010 among private sector firms, down from 3.3 million reported incidents the... Read More »
Oh those wild Aussies! A Melbourne restaurant manager with a police record punched a customer so long and hard that he broke his wrist in the process, and was awarded, by a magistrate, thousands of dollars in worker's compensation. The magistrate ruled that the angry customer, not the manager, "was the verbal... Read More »
Frank Gallagher, the ne'er-do-well father played by William H. Macy on Showtime's 'Shameless' TV series, may go to great lengths to scam up unemployment compensation, but he's got nothing on the outrageous cheaters Paul Colbert deals with every day. Read More »
An Alberta woman has successfully completed a workers compensation claim for re-injuring a past shoulder injury from repeatedly scooping ice cream at her job at a convenience store. Her claim, which was initially denied, was finally approved after she appealed it after finding out that her injured shoulder... Read More »