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  • Zadroga ActVictim Compensation FundWTC Health Program

    Barasch & McGarry to Host 9/11 Health Webinar for Sanitation Workers

    By Michael Barasch

    After the attack on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, 1,500 sanitation workers were dispatched to Ground Zero. These workers – most from the New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) – contributed enormously to search-and-rescue efforts, even as the department continued to provide its regular services of refuse collection and street cleaning. […]

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  • Do I Qualify for Any Help if I Worked for the Department of Sanitation on or After 9/11?

    WTC Health ProgramVictim Compensation Fund

    Do I Qualify for Any Help if I Worked for the Department of Sanitation on or After 9/11?

    By Lila Nordstrom

    If you worked for the Department of Sanitation on or after 9/11 and either participated in the recovery efforts or breathed in dust and debris on the job, you may qualify for WTC Health Program. You might also qualify for a payout from the Victim Compensation Fund. Not all DSNY employees fall under the same […]

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