A fine-line is drawn on a state-by-state, rather than case-by-case, basis.
New York City traffic has changed very little since the invention of the stoplight. Traffic continues to jam, jaywalking remains a pedestrian rite of passage, and horse-drawn carriages still make their rounds through Central Park. But change is as inevitable as a long-awaited green light. And when it comes to what New Yorkers consider public […]
Workers compensation is an insurance or wage replacement offered to employees injured on the job. Under New York State law, worker’s compensation covers employees working in for-profit businesses and excludes most independent contractors. Independent contractors are self-employed workers and not employees.
BROOKLYN (Workers World Today) – More than a century ago, pirates were some of the world’s first advocates for worker’s compensation. Known for their trademark eye patches and wooden legs, pirates were paid for bodily losses. While hopefully, your career is not as dangerous as a pirate, if you’re injured on the job, first check […]
If you work as a home health care worker, office clerk, restaurant worker, child care worker, cook, driver, construction or as a cashier or clerk — WATCH OUT. Workers World TodayWorkers’ World Today is a free publication that empowers all workers, regardless of social or political affiliations. Distributed throughout New York City, our paper has […]