2013 New York Consolidated Laws
WKC - Workers' Compensation
Article 9 - (200 - 242) DISABILITY BENEFITS
218 - Disability benefit rights inalienable.


NY Work Comp L § 218 (2012) What's This?
 
    §  218.  Disability benefit rights inalienable. 1. Any agreement by an
  employee to waive his rights under this article shall be void.
    2. Disability  benefits  payable  under  this  article  shall  not  be
  assigned  or  released, except as provided in this article, and shall be
  exempt from all  claims  of  creditors  and  from  levy,  execution  and
  attachment  or  other remedy for recovery or collection of a debt, which
  exemption may not be waived provided, however, that such benefits  shall
  be  subject  to  an  income  execution  or order for support enforcement
  pursuant to section fifty-two hundred  forty-one  or  fifty-two  hundred
  forty-two of the civil practice law and rules.

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