WCB Information Related to COVID-19
As an employer, there are important things for you to know, and actions to take, related to the COVID-19 quarantine paid leave legislation that was signed into law in March 2020.
- COVID-19 Paid Leave: Guidance for Employers
- Employer Responsibilities Regarding COVID-19 Quarantine Leave Provided Through Paid Family Leave and Disability Benefits
Get Help from the Advocate for Business
The Office of the Advocate for Business is the liaison between New York’s business community and the Workers’ Compensation Board, giving employers one place to contact for answers to their questions about workers’ compensation, disability benefits and Paid Family Leave.
For information or assistance, visit the Advocate for Business webpage, or contact the Advocate for Business by phone (518) 486-3331 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Payers, Including Self-Insured Employers
Board Chair Clarissa M. Rodriguez has issued two letters to the payer community in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Letter From Chair Rodriguez to Carriers and Payers of Workers' Comp: Speeding up the resolution process for COVID-19 claims (September 2020)
- Letter From Chair Rodriguez to Carriers and Payers of Workers' Comp (April 2020)
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