NEW REPORT DOCUMENTS EROSION IN NEW YORK STATE COMPENSATION FOR INJURED WORKERS
Worker benefits lag all neighboring states
2007 and 2017 “reforms” did little to help workers
While worker benefits fall, profits for workers’ comp insurance companies top $1 billion
New York—Despite its early history as a national leader in safeguarding the interests of workers injured on the job, the focus of workers’ compensation in New York has shifted from fairly compensating injured workers to minimizing employer costs, according to a new report from the Center for New York City Affairs at The New School.
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