Workers' Compensation

Policy No: HR001

Policy Statement

Workplace health and safety are paramount concerns for the Fashion Institute of Technology (“FIT” or “the college”). Employees at FIT are covered under New York State Workers’ Compensation law (NY WCL Ch. 67, §1 et seq.). In the event of a job-related injury or illness, workers’ compensation insurance pays for necessary and reasonable medical care expenses related to the injury or illness. Workers’ compensation may also provide some reimbursement for lost wages. 

Who is Affected by this Policy

  • All FIT employees 

Policy Information

  • Responsible Administrator: Vice President for Human Resource Management and Labor Relations
  • Responsible Office: Office of Human Resource Management and Labor Relations
  • Implementation History: Issued June 2017; Updated August 2022
  • Contact(s): Office of Human Resource Management and Labor Relations; The Department of Public Safety; Environmental Health and Safety; PMA (Workers’ Compensation Carrier)

View Official Policy*

HR001, Worker's Compensation (.pdf)

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