Frontline Workers Say They Must Prove They Got COVID-19 From Work, Push for Law Change
New York, NY (WorkersCompensation.com) – When NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo shut down all but essential businesses across the state to flatten the curve of infections from COVID-19, many essential workers assumed that their medical bills would be covered by workers’ compensation if they got sick.
But experts in NY workers’ compensation law point out they will have to prove they got it at work first.
From health care workers to grocery store clerks, many of those infected in N.Y. are ...
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