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workers comp politics
It turns out that the infamous words of former NY Workers' Compensation Board Chairman Zach Weiss were prophetic: "There comes a time when due process must come to an end". In an excellent in-depth story which broke today, Mike Whiteley, the Eastern Bureau Chief of...
Former WCA Co-Chair Supports New York Workers' Compensation Alliance Position on LaCroix Bill sent to Gov. Paterson for Action
John Sciortino, a Rochester workers' compensation attorney and former Co-Chair of the WCA, has forwarded his own letter to Governor David Paterson requesting that he sign the LaCroix Bill to help injured workers. Please click here to read John's excellent letter supporting the WCA's...
New York Workers' Compensation Alliance Welcomes Robert E. Beloten as Workers' Compensation Board Chairman
The New York Workers' Compensation Alliance applauds Governor David Paterson's appointment of current WCB Commissioner Robert (Bob) Beloten as the new Chairman of the Workers' Compensation Board. A former Judge in both the Hempstead and Queens hearing points, Chairman Beloten has...
The New York Times reported earlier today that, Zachary S. Weiss, Chairman of the New York State Workers' Compensation Board, is resigning to take a federal judgeship with the United States Social Security Administration. In addition, Governor David Paterson issued an official...
On March 8, 2009, John Sciortino and Troy Rosasco completed two full terms as New York Workers' Compensation Alliance Co-Chairs and turned leadership of the organization over to well known attorneys Brian Mittman and Victor Pasternack. Both Sciortino and Rosasco will remain on the Board of...