March 16, 2017
The New York State Business Council is lobbying for changes that would devastate injured workers'. Please stand up for injured workers' and sign this petition!
February 4, 2017
Please take a moment and vote "NAY" on this proposed bill that would limit an injured worker's benefits after an extremity injury.
December 20, 2016
Looks like California has a similar system that results in injured workers' having to fight for every treatment, medicine and benefit following a work injury.
November 12, 2016
Written for the insurance companies, but still good information on how the NYS Workers' Compensation Board is going about reducing or eliminating opiate use for injured workers' with chronic, unrelenting pain
October 6, 2016
Following is a statement from Debbie Berkowitz, senior fellow for worker safety and health with the National Employment Law Project: “The National Employment Law Project applauds the U.S. Department of Labor and the National Academy of Social Insurance for convening The State Workers’ Compensation Forum. Today’s forum and a new Labor Department report highlight the deeply troubled state of the workers’ compensation system and the financial and social costs to America’s workers.
September 22, 2016
As New York’s Department of Financial Services reviews input from its June 27 hearing on a recommended 9.8 percent rate increase for workers’ compensation insurance, the Retail Council of New York State wants instead an industry-wide actuarial study before the DFS considers any further rate increases.