When a worker has become partially disabled and receives worker’s compensation they must prove they are searching for employment that fits the restrictions of their disability to continue receiving lost wage compensation.
If they are they are considered to have Labor Market Attachment. If they don’t search they can lose their lost wages payments.
At Gold & Fox NYC Workers Compensation we represent partially injured clients from all over the Brooklyn, Queens, & Manhattan areas.
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: