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

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NYS Workers' Compensation Board (WCB)


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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