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Results for Cayuga, Clinton, Franklin, Jefferson, Monroe, Ontario, Seneca, St. Lawrence, Tompkins, Wayne, and Yates counties.

Is your company headquartered in New York State?

Yes

95.1 percent

39

No

4.9 percent

2

Does your company have offices or facilities in other states?

Yes

11.9 percent

5

No

88.1 percent

37

Number of New York State employees

0-50 employees

60 percent

20

51-200 employees

17.5 percent

7

201-500 employees

5 percent

2

501-1000 employees

7.5 percent

3

1000 plus employees

10 percent

4

Industry Category 

Manufacturing

23.8 percent

10

Service

14.3 percent

6

Financial services

2.4 percent

1

Wholesale/resale trade

4.7 percent

2

Other

54.8 percent

23

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

Limiting business growth or expansion?

Yes

60 percent

24

No

40 percent

16

Preventing you from hiring more employees?

Yes

51.3 percent

20

No

48.7 percent

19

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

Yes

64.9 percent

24

No

35.1 percent

13

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

Yes

28.2 percent

11

No

71.8 percent

28

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

Yes

17.9 percent

7

No

82.1 percent

32

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

Gone down significantly

0 percent

0

Gone down somewhat

10.3 percent

4

Stayed the same

17.9 percent

7

Gone up somewhat

35.9 percent

14

Gone up significantly

35.9 percent

14

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

4.5 percent

1

New York costs somewhat lower

0 percent

0

New York costs about the same

0 percent

0

New York costs somewhat higher

27.3 percent

6

New York costs significantly higher

68.2 percent

15