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Disability benefit rights inalienable
Workers' Compensation (WKC) CHAPTER 67, ARTICLE 9
§ 218. Disability benefit rights inalienable. 1. Any agreement by an
employee to waive his rights under this article shall be void.

2. Disability benefits payable under this article shall not be
assigned or released, except as provided in this article, and shall be
exempt from all claims of creditors and from levy, execution and
attachment or other remedy for recovery or collection of a debt, which
exemption may not be waived provided, however, that such benefits shall
be subject to an income execution or order for support enforcement
pursuant to section fifty-two hundred forty-one or fifty-two hundred
forty-two of the civil practice law and rules.