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Retailers bash bid for 10% workers’ comp rate hike

Sep 22, 2016, 2:04 PM

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…

In role reversal, biz group seeks increases to workers' comp premiums while labor lawyers oppose

Jul 5, 2016, 3:19 PM

Both camps say they are simply being true to the numbers, but the bottom line is businesses could pay more. Workers’ comp costs for employers statewide could jump if the business lobby gets its way. Wait, what? In a counterintuitive turn, the leading trade group for New York businesses wants the…

We Need to Unite! Workers Compensation Alliance

Jun 30, 2016, 3:15 PM

WE NEED WORKERS' TO UNITE! Write to Governor Cuomo! The Commissioner of the NYSWCB recently appointed by Cuomo plans to slash workers' benefits by significantly reducing or eliminating benefits for permanent injuries to extremities. The Business Council says That schedule losses of use are the…

New York Workers Compenstation Alliance: Protecting Injured Workers

Jun 14, 2016, 3:13 PM

In 2007, the Business Council of New York State finally achieved the goal it had sought for over a decade – putting time limits on payments for permanently disabled workers. At the time, the Business Council and the state claimed the change would save employers over $1 billion. Ten years later,…

Widow wins benefits almost six years after husband's death on job

May 20, 2016, 2:15 PM

The widow of a worker who suffered a heart attack on the job is due workers compensation and death benefits, a New York appeals court has ruled.

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