Hochul signs legislation that ensures language access services for injured workers into law

Governor Kathy Hochul has signed into law legislation championed by Assembly Member Nily Rozic and State Senator Jessica Ramos that will ensure employees who are not proficient in English have access to language services in cases involving workers.

The bill directly addresses the language access needs of employees with limited proficiency in English, with a special emphasis on cases involving workers. This bill streamlines the language access standards within the workers’ compensation law.