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I work for a mining company called Norton Gold in Kalgoorlie the company has a insurance policy with SunCorp on all workers for death and continuance of salary the insurance company have notified me that they have cancelled my policy because l have reached the age of 70

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I am in WA and was notified yesterday

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Yes

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I have just passed the full underground medicinal to be fit for work I have been employed with this company for 4.5 years they also told me the insurance company will not cover me because l have reached 70 years of age

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Solicitor: John Melis, Lawyer replied 7 months ago
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Solicitor: John Melis, Lawyer replied 7 months ago

has the company offered you an alternative with the insurance, if they do not, you may have a claim under the Fair Work Act.

have you considered this point ?

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