Labor Market Attachment FAQ
Can my worker’s compensation insurer ask me about my job search?
Yes, the WC insurer has a right to ask about your job search to continue your classification with Labor Market Attachment.
Does everyone have to prove labor market attachment?
If you are found to be permanently disabled then you no longer need to prove labor market attachment according to New York law.
How does one prove labor market attachment?
According to NY law, the partially injured party can prove the job search through participation in the following:
- An Independent job search
- Participation in a job-location services
- Vocational rehabilitation through a Board-approved rehabilitation programs
- Job-retraining programs
- Learning as a full-time student in an accredited institution for new employment