If you have a permanent injury or illness and are no longer able to perform the duties of your job title, you may be eligible to apply for a Municipal Disability Pension. If you are employed by a municipality, such as a City, County, Town or Village, or if you are a New York State employee, you are most likely a member of the New York City Retirement System, or the New York State and Local Retirement System.
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 [...]