NY: Workers' Comp Board Modifies Pre-Hearing Conference Statement Form

NY: Workers' Comp Board Modifies Pre-Hearing Conference Statement Form

New York, NY (CompNewsNetwork) - The Workers' Compensation Board has modified Form PH-16.2, Pre-Hearing Conference Statement, to accommodate implementation of the recently adopted 2010 New York State Construction Industry Fair Play Act (Labor Law § 861). The Fair Play Act changes the definition of employee and independent contractor for purposes of those working in the construction industry. The modified Form PH-16.2 requires specific information in controverted claims when the carrier or employer is asserting that the injured worker was an independent contractor working in the construction industry … read more