New York State Insurance Fund

Support for a Safe Reopening

NYSIF is here to help you navigate a successful reopening. Watch our short video and check out our COVID-19 Safety Guide for industry-specific information.

Our Risk Control consultants are here to answer all your COVID-19 workers' compensation safety questions; visit our COVID-19 Resource Page for additional details.




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Spring 2020 NYSIF Workers' Comp Advisor

May 6, 2020

We're here to help. We want to assure our policyholders that we have taken the necessary steps to continue business operations and meet your needs in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The articles in this Workers' Comp Advisor summarize our efforts on behalf of our customers and offer resources to help you get through the crisis.

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Policyholders: We're Here to Help

May 5, 2020

We understand that many of our customers are experiencing financial difficulties during this COVID-19 crisis. We are here to help. We've taken a series of steps to offer relief and assistance to our policyholders. We need to hear from you so we can adjust your payroll and premium to reflect current business conditions and to keep you from having an unexpected bill when things return to normal. Please contact us using the Get Policy Help link.

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Information for Workers Affected by COVID-19

April 7, 2020

If your employer is a NYSIF policyholder and you are unable to work due to a COVID-19 illness to you or a family member, you may be eligible for workers’ compensation or disability benefits/paid family leave. Please see the Workers chart on our COVID-19 page for instructions on how to apply for benefits. For more information, see our COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions regarding Paid Sick Leave and Disability Benefits/Paid Family Leave.

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