If you have suffered a workplace injury or illness, you may be eligible for workers’ compensation benefits. Workers' compensation benefits provide protection for employees relative to medical expenses and loss of salary resulting from an occupational injury or illness. Basic protection is provided under the Workers' Compensation Law. If you have any questions, please contact Human Resource Management at 878-4821.
What to do if you sustained a work related injury or illness?
For New York State government employees of the State University of New York represented by UUP, Management Confidential, CSEA, PEF, PBANYS, and Management Confidential Classified Service:
Your call to ARS helps ensure all workers' compensation benefits are available to you as soon as possible. Depending on the nature of your injury or illness, benefits may include medical treatment, wage replacements, leave usage and other benefits. You will not have to pay out-of-pocket costs for medication.
Frequently Asked Questions
Any person who knowingly with intent to defraud makes a materially false statement, or conceals a material fact to obtain a benefit, shall be guilty of a crime and subject to fines and imprisonment. Report suspected Workers' Compensation fraud to:
Workers' Compensation Fraud, Inspector General's Office, (518) 473-4839, or Workers' Compensation Fraud, Inspector General, New York State Workers' Compensation Board, 100 Broadway-Menands, Albany, New York 12241.
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