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Central New York

Results for Cortland, Madison, Oneida, Onondaga, and Oswego counties.

Is your company headquartered in New York State?

Yes 93.1 percent 27
No 6.9 percent 2

Does your company have offices or facilities in other states?

Yes 34.4 percent 11
No 65.6 percent 21

Number of New York State employees

0-50 employees 34.4 percent 11
51-200 employees 40.6 percent 13
201-500 employees 15.6 percent 5
501-1000 employees 3.1 percent 1
1000 plus employees 6.3 percent 2

Industry Category 

Manufacturing 53.1 percent 17
Service 12.5 percent 4
Financial services 3.1 percent 1
Wholesale/resale trade 3.1 percent 1
Other 28.1 percent 9

Does the overall cost of workers' comp affect your business by: Limiting business growth or expansion?

Yes 66.7 percent 18
No 33.3 percent 9

Preventing you from hiring more employees?

Yes 50 percent 14
No 50 percent 14

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

Yes 53.8 percent 14
No 46.2 percent 12
Encouraging you to consider re-locating your business out of New York State?
Yes 42.3 percent 11
No 57.7 percent 15
Forcing you to actually leave the state, or expand elsewhere?
Yes 37 percent 10
No 63 percent 17

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

Gone down significantly 0 percent 0
Gone down somewhat 20.7 percent 6
Stayed the same 17.2 percent 5
Gone up somewhat 24.1 percent 7
Gone up significantly 37.9 percent 11

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 6
New York costs somewhat higher 6.7 percent 1
New York costs significantly higher 93.3 percent 14