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Results for Albany, Fulton, Montgomery, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, and Washington counties.

Is your company headquartered in New York State?

Yes 95.5 percent 21
No 4.5 percent 1

Does your company have offices or facilities in other states?

Yes 9.1 percent 2
No 90.9 percent 20

Number of New York State employees

0-50 employees 72.7 percent 16
51-200 employees 13.6 percent 3
201-500 employees 9.2 percent 2
501-1000 employees 0 percent 0
1000 plus employees 4.5 percent 1

Industry Category 

Manufacturing 31.8 percent 7
Service 13.6 percent 3
Financial services 4.5 percent 1
Wholesale/resale trade 4.5 percent 1
Other 45.6 percent 10

Does the overall cost of workers' comp affect your business by:

Limiting business growth or expansion?

Yes 47.6 percent 10
No 52.4 percent 11

Preventing you from hiring more employees?

Yes 42.9 percent 9
No 57.1 percent 12

Requiring you to scale back on other business investments to pay your comp bills?

Yes 59.1 percent 13
No 40.9 percent 9

Encouraging you to consider re-locating your business out of New York State?

Yes 28.6 percent 6
No 71.4 percent 15

Forcing you to actually leave the state, or expand elsewhere?

Yes 15 percent 3
No 85 percent 17

Describe the trend in your workers' comp costs over the past three years.

Gone down significantly 0 percent 0
Gone down somewhat 23.8 percent 5
Stayed the same 14.3 percent 3
Gone up somewhat 42.9 percent 9
Gone up significantly 19.0 percent 4

Rate how you think New York's workers' comp costs compare to other states in which you do business (if applicable).

New York costs significantly lower 0 percent 0
New York costs somewhat lower 0 percent 0
New York costs about the same 0 percent 0
New York costs somewhat higher 50 percent 5
New York costs significantly higher 50 percent 5