The Chairs of the Labor Committees in both the New York State Senate and Assembly are sponsoring companion bills to provide a "safety net" for some of the most vulnerable citizens in the New York State workers' compensation system – permanently totally disabled workers.
Senator George Onorato is sponsoring S.2781 and Assemblywoman Susan John is sponsoring A.2135 regarding how the Workers' Compensation Board determines permanent total disability under the New York Workers' Compensation Law.
This important legislation provides a way for the most seriously disabled workers to ensure receipt of benefits based on strict standards of Social Security Disability and New York Workers Compensation!
Read more at the NY Workers Compensation Alliance Blog!
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