- Created: Friday, 10 March 2017 08:00
This is a common story: “I’ve just injured myself at work, but I’m afraid to tell my employer because I’m worried that they will fire me.”
Every year, thousands of work –related injuries go unreported and uncompensated because employees are afraid that if they tell their supervisor or employer about the injury or file a worker’s compensation claim, that the employer will get mad and fire them. If you have suffered a work-related injury, you are entitled to worker’s compensation. The law protects employees from being fired for reporting work-related injuries or pursuing worker’s compensation claims.