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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