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It's Time To Put Workers Over Profits

Mar 12, 2021, 8:12 PM

$1.6 BILLION. That's how much insurance companies profited from the NY workers' comp system in 2018. It's time to put workers over profits.

1.6 Billion = Profit For Insurance Companies

Jan 22, 2021, 7:49 PM

According to a report by "The Center for New York City Affairs", in 2018, workers' compensation insurance company profits increased to $1.6 billion.

Time For A Real Look At How The New York State Workers' Compensation System Treats Workers

Feb 19, 2020, 12:16 PM

By James A. Parrott and Nicholas B. Martin Despite an early history as a national leader in safeguarding the interests of workers injured on the job, New York’s workers’ compensation system has eroded considerably over the years, as legislative and administrative changes have often focused on…

Pain patients left in anguish by doctors 'terrified' of opioid addiction, despite CDC change

Jul 1, 2019, 8:38 AM

Chronic pain sufferers 'between a rock and a hard place' State regulators, health insurers and even disability administrators have cited the federal guidelines to justify policies that limit pain pill prescriptions. Last month, the CDC clarified its position, saying the response to the opioid…

Insult to injury: Workers’ compensation isn’t working in New York

Jun 7, 2019, 8:44 AM

While the city contemplates demanding employers provide paid vacation days and other new guarantees for workers toward the bottom of the pay and power scale, a basic piece of the safety net is frayed: the workers’ compensation system meant to support people who get hurt on the job, and to help their…

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