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New York City and Long Island

Results for New York City, Nassau and Suffolk counties.

Is your company headquartered in New York State?

Yes

100 percent

41

No

0 percent

0

Does your company have offices or facilities in other states?

Yes

19 percent

8

No

81 percent

34

Number of New York State employees

0-50 employees

57.1 percent

24

51-200 employees

19 percent

8

201-500 employees

9.5 percent

4

501-1000 employees

4.8 percent

2

1000 plus employees

9.5 percent

4

Industry Category 

Manufacturing

14 percent

6

Service

34.9 percent

15

Financial services

0 percent

0

Wholesale/resale trade

14 percent

6

Other

37 percent

16

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

Limiting business growth or expansion?

Yes

55 percent

23

No

45 percent

20

Preventing you from hiring more employees?

Yes

40.5 percent

17

No

59.5 percent

25

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

Yes

55.3 percemt

22

No

44.7 percent

19

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

Yes

26.2 percent

11

No

73.8 percent

31

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

Yes

24.4 percent

10

No

75.6 percent

31

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

Gone down significantly

0 percent

0

Gone down somewhat

0 percent

0

Stayed the same

17.1 percent

7

Gone up somewhat

43.9 percent

18

Gone up significantly

39 percent

16

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

14.3 percent

2

New York costs about the same

0 percent

0

New York costs somewhat higher

35.7 percent

5

New York costs significantly higher

50 percent

7