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Injured mine worker fired for complaining

18 February, 2014

A father-of-three from Heathcote has been left devastated after he was sacked from his job at the Mandalay Resources' Costerfield mine just weeks after being injured at work.

Dean Marcon, 37, was working as a grout crew member last November when cement got into his gumboot, causing burns to his foot.

He claims he was told by a supervisor he could not take time off work as it would affect the company's workplace injury record.

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Source: The Bendigo Advertiser

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