Uncompensated Wage Loss Report Issued by WCA & NYCOSH

Caroline VegaWorkers Comp News0 Comments

injured workers have not benefited from 2007 workers comp reforms according to Workers Comp Alliance Report

injured workers have not benefited from 2007 workers comp reforms according to Workers Comp Alliance ReportEmployer Alert: In February, the wage loss report by the Workers Comp Alliance and New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health released results of the 2007 workers comp injured workers reforms.

The report discusses how the 2007 reforms affected employees, and in particular, low-wage workers. It concludes that the workers comp insurance reforms did not benefit low-income workers, and that these same workers continue to have high uncompensated wage loss.

Despite benefit changes for employees, workers with permanent disabilities due to on-the-job injuries or illnesses have less than 10 percent of their wages replaced.

See the NY Workers Compensation Alliance Report here.

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