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Compensation claims in the workplace have dropped by 50%

By: Information Daily Staff Writer
Published: Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 09:51 GMT

Workplace compensation cases have fallen by more than 50 per cent in the last decade, a new report from the TUC shows.

It has been reported that cases of compensation claims have fell from 183,342 in 2002/03, to 91,115 in 2012/13.

However, in spite of the decline in cases that reach court, the government is making it harder for workers to pursue claims of employee negligence by taking the burden of proof away from the employer, and increasing the costs employees have to pay to…

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