Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation Laws are enacted to protect employees against loss of earning power through injury sustained in their employment.  Workers' Compensation is insurance that provides cash benefits and/or medical care for workers who are injured or become ill as a direct result of their job. Non-pedagogical and administrative employees are entitled to Workers' Compensation. If you are not sure a title is covered, please call our office.


The New York City Department of Education Workers' Compensation Unit 
is committed to providing the dedicated service necessary to process claims expeditiously and accurately.

The New York City Law Department Workers' Compensation Division determines the validity of claims based on documentation submitted by the DOE. Therefore, it is essential that the following procedures be followed: