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Subject Number 046-88 Service of a Notice of Appeal

Board Bulletins and Subject Numbers

Supersedes Subject Number 046-88 dated March 17, 1999

September 7, 2016

Workers’ Compensation Board Rule 300.18(a) (12 NYCRR § 300.18[a]) provides that “. . . the original notice of appeal, with proof of service thereof, shall be served upon the office of the secretary of the board.

Accordingly, the original Notice of Appeal should be served upon the Board’s Office of the Secretary, in-person or by mail, at the following address:

Office of the Secretary
NYS Workers’ Compensation Board
328 State Street
Schenectady, NY 12305

Service of the original Notice of Appeal with proof of service on the Secretary at any other address will not be accepted. Service of additional copies of the Notice of Appeal on other offices of the Board will not be accepted, except for service on the Uninsured Employers Fund, Special Disability Fund, or the Reopened Case Fund when such Fund is a party to the case.

Any questions or inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Office of the Secretary at (518) 402-6070.

Kenneth J. Munnelly