EMPLOYER MANDATED COVID-19 VACCINES & BENEFITS AVAILABLE FOR INJURY AND ADVERSE REACTIONS During the past week, New York Gov. Cuomo has announced that New York State government employees will be required to either receive one of the available Covid-19 vaccines or be subject to weekly Covid-19 testing. He has also, while acknowledging that he lacks the authority to compel compliance, strongly encouraged private employers to take the same [...]
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Leaves Of Absence For New York State Agency Employees Injured By Assaults At WorkCertain employees of New York State government agencies work in extremely dangerous environments, including but not limited to employees of the Department of Corrections and Community Service (DOCCS), Office of Family and Children Services (OFCS), etc. Not infrequently, employees who work in these environments are injured as a result of physical altercations. Injuries sustained during such incidents can lead to [...]
All Rates are effective December 1, 2020Source: VA.govCompensation rates for Veterans with a 10% to 20% disability rating.If you have a 10% to 20% disability rating, you won’t receive a higher rate even if you have a dependent spouse, child, or parent.Compensation rates for Veterans with a 30% to 60% disability rating, with a dependent spouse or parent, but no children.Added Amounts Compensation rates for Veterans with a 30% to 60%,with dependents, including children.Added [...]
NOTICE TO FLORIDA FIRST RESPONDERS WITH POTENTIAL POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER Effective 10/1/18, the Florida legislature enacted special provisions for accidental injuries suffered by first responders, including paramedics and emergency medical technicians. As relevant here, the statute confirms that Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (hereinafter “PTSD") for first responders is a compensable occupational disease within the meaning of the Florida Workers’ Compensation Law. [...]