SAVE THE DATE: NYS Workers’ Advocate Conference - May 1, 2023

SAVE THE DATE: NYS Workers’ Advocate Conference - May 1, 2023

Mark your calendar for the Workers’ Compensation Board’s free, virtual NYS Workers’ Advocate Conference!

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May 1, 2023 – International Workers’ Day

9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

This online conference will bring together workers' advocates and organizations who fulfill the common mission of supporting New York's workforce. Participants will learn more about, and engage in, collaborative discussions on worker rights, protections, and resources to help. Our goals are to educate and build stronger cross-organization partnerships to continuously enhance services and support our workers across the state.

Special guests include representatives from the NYS Department of Labor, NYS Office for New Americans, New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (NYCOSH), and more!

Conducted via WebEx, this conference will offer a variety of sessions on these important topics:

  • Knowing your rights in terms of workers’ compensation, disability benefits, Paid Family Leave, and COVID-19 – including a session sharing details for new Americans.
  • Best practices in worker safety, accessing benefits, and sharing information with the worker community.
  • How the Board’s Medical Director’s Office and Integrated Services unit support injured workers from treatment to return-to-work.

More details coming soon!

Full details, including a conference schedule and registration information, will soon be announced. Please subscribe to receive WCB Notifications to stay informed.