Issues Pertaining To COVID-19 Vaccines For Municipalities
March 25, 2021
As COVID-19 continues to infect millions of Americans and vaccines begin to be offered to certain employees and residents of New Jersey, municipalities are facing some novel and challenging issues involving workers’ compensation and a variety of other laws. This blog focuses on several cutting-edge issues facing municipalities.
Director of Division of Workers' Compensation Orders to End Practice Of Offsetting Comp Awards Against Accidental Disability Pensions & Entering Medical Monitoring Awards for Future Medical Treatment
March 18, 2021
When a traumatic work event occurs with severe employment consequences, the public employee who applies for an accidental disability pension (ADP) almost always also applies for workes’ compensation benefits. The law is clear that the employee cannot keep both awards, but who gets the offset?