As New York forges ahead to implement this year’s landmark changes in its new workers’ compensation reform law, the state’s two major independent agent groups are expressing some serious but conflicting concerns over issues of enforcement, trust-fund assessments and the sustainability of recent rate cuts.

The organizations at odds over what to worry about going forward when it comes to workers’ comp are the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of New York and the Professional Insurance Agents of New York.

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