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Results for Dutchess, Greene, Orange, Rockland, Sullivan and Ulster counties

Is your company headquartered in New York State?

Yes

100 percent

14

No

0 percent

0

Does your company have offices or facilities in other states?

Yes

0 percent

0

No

100 percent

14

Number of New York State employees

0-50 employees

92.4 percent

13

51-200 employees

0 percent

0

201-500 employees

0 percent

0

501-1000 employees

0 percent

0

1000 plus employees

7.6 percent

1

Industry Category 

Manufacturing

0 percent

0

Service

57.1 percent

8

Financial services

7.1 percent

1

Wholesale/resale trade

14.3 percent

2

Other

21.4 percent

3

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

Limiting business growth or expansion?

Yes

57.1 percent

8

No

42.9 percent

6

Preventing you from hiring more employees?

Yes

64.3 percent

9

No

35.7 percent

5

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

Yes

57.1 percent

8

No

42.9 percent

6

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

Yes

42.9 percent

6

No

57.1 percent

8

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

Yes

8.3 percent

1

No

91.7 percent

11

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

Gone down significantly

0 percent

0

Gone down somewhat

7.7 percent

1

Stayed the same

15.3 percent

2

Gone up somewhat

38.5 percent

5

Gone up significantly

38.5 percent

5

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

0 percent

0

New York costs significantly higher

100 percent

8