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Who’s Eligible for Workers’ Compensation in NYC?

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So, basically, anyone who is employed is eligible for workers’ compensation. However, there are some categories of workers who are not. Self-employed individuals, business owners, gig economy workers in some types of jobs like DoorDash drivers or other types of gig workers may not be covered. Certain public sector workers are not covered, including uniformed members of the NYPD and FDNY, sanitation workers, teachers in the New York City schools, and railroad workers. Federal employees are also not covered

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