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How Will The Proposed Worker's Compensation Reform Affect New York's Workers?

How will the PROPOSED WORKERS COMPENSATION REFORM Affect New York's Workers? 1 The Aggregate Trust Fund will be eliminated - making it harder for disabled workers to receive full pаутеnt. 2 Injured workers would be forced to see the doctors their employers choose. The Workers'Compensation Board would be able to regu- late the doctors that employers may offer as choices. 4 Medical treatments will be limited based on the employer's and Board's decisions. A change would be made to the way that wage compensation would be calculated. This means that There will be a reduction of benefits 1 for all hourly workers. Anyone who works two jobs will be prevented from obtaining full compensation for both lost salaries. 6 Injured workers and their legal representation would be unable to request the samejudge who previ- ously heard their arguments. The Workers' Compensation Board would be able to schedule hearings at any time, with any judge. 7 Appeals could be determined by any single Workers' Comp Board employee with a law degree, instead of an objective three person panel. Employers will save millions of dollars, but their injured employees will suffer. THIS INFOGRAPHIC BROUGHT TO YOU BY MARKHOFF & MITTMAN, P.C. 0000

How Will The Proposed Worker's Compensation Reform Affect New York's Workers?

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Another reform has been proposed in New York by Governor Cuomo, and business owners are embracing it for the savings they will receive. Unfortunately, this is another reform that will be an obstacle f...


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