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‘Immoral and unethical’: Ombudsman slams WorkCover scheme and WorkSafe

WorkSafe insurance agents are continuing to deny legitimate claims for worker's compensation, in decisions the state's ombudsman has slammed as "immoral and unethical".

Victorian Ombudsman Deborah Glass released her follow-up report into her 2016 investigation, which found insurance agents were unfairly denying WorkCover claims for financial incentives.

  • Sumeyya Ilanbey and Benjamin Preiss
  • The Age

In a scathing statement on Tuesday morning, Ms Glass said her 2016 investigation had “only scratched the surface”.

“I said in 2016 these cases involve people’s lives, and the human cost should …

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