Lawmakers in New York and Alaska introduced legislation on Friday to make COVID-19 a compensatory disease for certain working classes.
New York S.B. 1241 would amend the existing Employment Compensation Act to make COVID-19 a compensable occupational disease for workers who have to perform their jobs outside the home during a period when non-essential enterprises are closed and may be exposed to the virus. The legislation applies to a wide range of workers, including first responders, key and healthcare professionals, and those working in transport, hospitality, schools / day care and public services. immediately.
Alaska HB 45 would create a presumption of compensability for COVID-1
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