Dan’s Comp Tip of the Month

July 25, 2013 New York Workers Compensation No comment

Dan’s Workers’ Comp Tip of the Month
The following employees who work in New York State are NOT covered by “regular” New York State Workers’ Compensation:
1. New York City uniformed fire, sanitation and police.
2. New York City teachers.

3. Federal Government employees
4. Electricians in Local 3
5. Longshoremen
In each case listed above, these occupations are “exempted” out of the regular NYS Workers’ Comp system and have their own internal system or a different law that applies.
Everyone else – most employees- are covered by the New York State Workers’ Compensation Law if injured at work.

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