Correction officers hurt on the job may be able to submit a workers’ compensation claim to cover any lost wages and medical treatment costs

Part two; Protecting our Correction Officers

By |2016-12-19T20:58:01+00:00October 20th, 2016|justice system, Media, Officers|

Some time ago, I wrote a post titled From Illinois to New York, Solutions for Understaffed Jails. The articles referenced in the post outlined the grave environment that jails have transformed into for inmates and correction officers. An unsafe work environment for Corrections Officers ultimately leads to poor conditions for inmates. Inmates have quick and [...]

From New York to Illinois, Solutions For Understaffed Jails

By |2016-11-22T20:59:21+00:00September 23rd, 2016|justice system, Media, Officers|

Teamsters Local 700 in Lake County, Illinois have stepped up for the areas overworked correctional officers. Too often are jails understaffed leaving their correctional officers working a recently mandated and regulated over time, putting themselves at more of a risk then they all ready do. Correctional officers also bear the weight of gender-specific duties. In [...]

Standing Firm

By |2016-06-23T22:12:46+00:00May 30th, 2016|justice system, Officers, Work Injury|

A New York State Correction Officer suffered severe injuries yesterday when a package, left at his home, exploded. Although it is mere presumption at this early juncture that this incident had anything to do with the officer’s job, the presumption begs the question “Who is protecting those that protect us?” The bedrock of our society [...]

Problems for Correction Officers

By |2017-07-07T15:51:19+00:00May 16th, 2016|Social Security, Workers Compensation|

New Appellate Case Raises Problems for NYC Correction Officers' Disability Pensions By: Sean Patrick Riordan, Esq. Partner, McIntyre, Donohue, Accardi, Salmonson & Riordan, LLP. Correction Officers have a tremendously dangerous job, each day confronted with the most hardened criminals in our justice system. Based on this danger New York’s governing bodies have put in place [...]