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Workers' Compensation Board
Assembly
Senate
Department of Labor

WORKERS' COMPENSATION BOARD
20 Park Street
Albany, New York 12207

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Jeffrey Fenster Executive Director 518-474-6670
Neil Gilberg Advocate for Business 800-628-3331
Kenneth Munnelly General Counsel 518-486-9564

WORKERS' COMPENSATION BOARD
Regional Offices

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Laurie Hart Albany District Manager 866-750-5157
David Gardiner Binghamton District Manager 866-802-3604
Tom Agostino Brooklyn District Manager 800-877-1373
Michelle Hirsch Buffalo District Manager 866-211-0645
Robert F. Williams Hauppauge District Manager 866-681-5354
Tim Eckhardt Hempstead District Manager 866-805-3630
Nance Kaplan Manhattan District Manager 800-877-1373
Luis Torres Peekskill District Manager 866-746-0552
Bryan Pile Queens District Manager 800-877-1373
Mary Beth Goodsell Rochester District Manager 866-211-0644
Marc Johnson Syracuse District Manager 866-802-3730

NYS ASSEMBLY
ASSEMBLY LABOR COMMITTEE

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MAJORITY MEMBERS
Assemblyman Keith Wright Chair (518)455-4527

NYS SENATE
SENATE LABOR COMMITTEE

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MAJORITY MEMBERS
Senator Joseph Robach Chair (518)455-3486

NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
Building 12 State Campus
Albany, New York 12240

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Colleen Gardner Commissioner (518)457-2746  
Pico Ben-Amotz Deputy Commissioner for Worker Protection (518)457-7030 pico.benamotz@labor.ny.gov
Rachel Gold Special Counsel (518)457-3665 rachel.gold@labor.ny.gov
Maureen Cox Director Division of Safety and Health (518)457-3518 maureen.cox@labor.ny.gov
Chris Alund Director Public Work (518)457-5696 chris.alund@labor.ny.gov
Jim Rush On-Site Consultation (518)457-2238  
Vacant Deputy Commissioner for Employment Security (518)473-3905  

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