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Albany Bill: A3671/S845 To Gurantee Every Injured Worker a Hearing

April 8, 2021

Injured workers are not guaranteed a hearing by the Workers Comp Board, making it hard for them to receive benefits. Bill A3671/S845 would require a hearing for every case.

It's Time To Put Workers Over Profits

March 12, 2021

$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.

Essential Workers Continue to Struggle for Covid-Related Workers' Comp and Death Benefits

December 1, 2020

Eight months into the coronavirus outbreak in New York, frontline workers and their families continue to struggle to receive workers' compensation and death benefits for covid-related injuries incurred on the job. A Gotham Gazette analysis of claim data from the Workers' Compensation Board reveals that fewer than 2% of workplace injury claims associated with the virus have had lost wages awarded through the Board, while thousands remain in limbo.

Do you think you contracted COVID at work?

November 2, 2020

Do you think you contacted COVID at work. Here is the information you need to file a claim.

NY Workers' Compensation Board by The Numbers

October 28, 2020

NY Workers' Compensation Board by The Numbers. Where the money comes from and how it is spent by the board.

Take Action - Send A Letter

September 4, 2020

The Workers' Compensation Board, created to ensure that injured workers' obtain the benefits they are entitled to, is not only filing an appeal of an award to the injured worker's family, but is also permitting the carrier to withhold benefits pending the Court of Appeals decision. Please go to the landing page at the top of this page, click the link and SEND A LETTER TO YOUR REPRESENTATIVES. It takes only a minute and is super easy!

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