Workers' Compensation

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Nevada: State Supreme Court Repeats Rule Protecting Undocumented Workers
Posted on 19 Jan 2021 by Thomas A. Robinson

An employee's status as an undocumented alien is irrelevant to the worker's entitlement to basic workers' compensation benefits, held the Supreme Court of Nevada. Reiterating a rule earlier laid down in Tarango v. State Indus. Ins. Sys. ,... Read More

New York: Court Reverses Board's Decision Disqualifying Undocumented Worker From Benefits
Posted on 26 Dec 2020 by Thomas A. Robinson

A decision by the New York Workers' Compensation Board disqualifying an undocumented worker from additional benefits on its determination that the worker had failed to establish a connection to the labor market was error, held a state appellate court... Read More

Delaware: Employer Must Show Available Work Within Worker’s Limitations, Including Worker’s Undocumented Status
Posted on 5 Feb 2016 by Larson's Spotlight

Evidence supported the Board’s finding that an employee was a displaced worker where, following surgery on her left wrist, the worker had been released to light-duty, one-handed work but, because of limited education, inability to speak English... Read More