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Workers' Compensation - On-the-Job Injury or Illness

Resource Author/Owner/Service Provider

NYS Workers' Compensation Board (WCB)

Description

Workers' compensation is insurance that provides cash benefits and/or medical care for workers who are injured or become ill as a direct result of their job. Contact the Workers' Compensation Board for assistance and information in filing a claim, eligibility, notice of rejection, pregnancy, disability coverage and for general information.

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  • (877) 632-4996, Toll Free, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm Multiple Languages

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Disability RightsEmploymentEmployment SupportsFinancial SupportsLegal Rights/Protective ServicesMedical/Physical HealthSafety for Persons with Disabilities

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disabilityfinancial assistanceinjury
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