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A PRACTITIONERS PERSPECTIVE ON THE EFFECTIVENESS AND EFFICIENCY OF THE SEPTEMBER 11 VICTIM COMPENSATION FUND

Posted by Administrator | March 27, 2015

A PRACTITIONERS PERSPECTIVE ON THE EFFECTIVENESS AND EFFICIENCY OF THE SEPTEMBER 11 VICTIM COMPENSATION FUND By: Noah Kushlefsky, Partner, Kreindler & Kreindler LLP The Zadroga Act’s reopened September 11 Victim Compensation Fund provides a measure of financial relief and security … Continue reading


When 9/11 arrives, remember the living

Posted by Administrator | August 31, 2014

When 9/11 arrives, remember the living Thousands still suffer BY Richard Alles, James Slevin Alles is national legislative director with the Uniformed Fire Officers Association. Slevin is vice president of the Uniformed Firefighters Association. Both are members of the 9/11 … Continue reading


Peter King is My Hero

Posted by John Feal, 9/11 Survivor and Advocate | April 13, 2013

I am glad to see that The New York Times Magazine article, “Anthony Weiner and Huma Abedin’s Post-Scandal Playbook,” written by Jonathan Van Meter and published on April 10, 2013, has attempted to correct the scandalous falsehood the magazine had … Continue reading


The “Sequester” is Here and It is Cutting the Funding of the 9/11 Health and Compensation Programs, an update

Posted by Peg Seminario, Safety and Health Director for the AFL-CIO | April 10, 2013

In October, I wrote “What is “sequester” and why is it threatening to cut the funding of the 9/11 Health and Compensation Programs?”  Well the  “sequester” is now here and it is cutting both of the 9/11 programs. My article … Continue reading


9/11 Health and Compensation Act and Public Employees

Posted by Lee Clarke, Director, Safety and Health District Council 37, AFSCME and 9/11 Health Watch Board Member | February 26, 2013

The passage of the James Zadroga Act has been essential for the health and well-being of public sector workers affected by 9/11. Despite the fact that over 11 years have passed since the terrorist attacks, many individuals have yet to learn about the World Trade Center Health Program and the care it provides for responders, volunteers, and survivors. Continue reading


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