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New York State
Workers' Compensation Board
328 State Street  Schenectady, New York 12305
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo

Subject No. 046-998

New York Workers' Compensation Board Announces 2018 Assessment Rate

Date: November 1, 2017

Pursuant to WCL §151, the Chair of the Workers' Compensation Board (Board) shall annually establish an assessment rate for all employers by November 1 of each year, to be effective January 1 of the subsequent calendar year. For calendar year 2018, the rate shall be 12.1% of the standard premium or premium equivalent.

The new rate shall be effective for policies renewing on or after January 1, 2018 and represents a decrease from the 2017 rate of 12.2%.

Please contact the Workers' Compensation Board by email at: with any questions on the assessment rate.


Clarissa M. Rodriguez