The New York State Workers Compensation Board is is presenting monthly webinars for employers, starting today. You and your clients may find the information useful.
The webinars, presented by the Board's Advocate for Business, will address basics of the state's Workers' Compensation system, coverage requirements, and employer obligations. They will also address:
- Who does and does not need coverage
- How and when to report workplace injuries and illnesses, including cases of COVID-19
- Factors to consider when an employer hires independent contractors, laborers and domestic workers
- How to reduce premiums
- Penalties and where to go for help with them
The sessions are free of charge and do not require pre-registration. More information can be found on the Board's Webinars For Employers web page.