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Day: July 7, 2016

Queens | NYC | Brooklyn |Bronx Workers Compensation Attorneys

Can You Receive Workers’ Compensation Benefits If You Are Paid Off the Books?
Queens | NYC | Brooklyn | Bronx Workers’ Compensation Attorneys

It’s a fairly common practice, in New York and in other states, for employers to have some employees who are paid “off the books.” Maybe you’re not needed full-time, so your employer prefers an independent contractor relationship. Maybe you’re an undocumented immigrant and don’t have a Social Security card. But what happens if you are hurt on the job? Are you entitled to file for workers’ compensation benefits, or are those payments only available to employees of a company?

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