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Effective with renewal policies October 1, 2013

The State of New York has approved a 9.5% average loss cost rate increase, after declining a 16.5% increase originally sought by the NY Compensation Rating Board.  The loss cost rate for Code 5190- Electrical Wiring will increase from 5.49 to 6.04 a 10.7% increase. The NYS Assessment charge will remain unchanged at 18.2% of premium.

The loss cost rate, multiplied by a carrier loss cost multiplier yields the total rate charged by the carrier.  Each carrier's final rates will vary based upon their approved multiplier.

For those who qualify for Payroll Limitation, the weekly payroll "cap" of $1,188.10 will be revised to $1,204.81 effective with renewals October 1, 2013 and after.

Benefits for injured workers are indexed to 2/3 of the average statewide weekly wage. Effective July 1, 2013, the weekly maximum benefit for injured workers is $803.21, up from $792.10.  For many years the weekly maximum was held constant at $400.

If you would like further information on Workers' Compensation rates or a quote from the  Association's Workers' Compensation Group, contact Jay Mangione at the Association office. 


Interest running high in this members only program!!

The State Association has partnered with Harleysville Insurance Company and Cool Insuring Agency to offer a property and liability group.  The program is tailored to specifically address electrical contractor coverage issues, and offers an additional discount for State Association members.

Those currently insured with Harleysville should speak with their broker to learn of the additional benefits and savings available through the group.  Quotes and further information may be obtained by contacting Jay Mangione at the Association office.

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July 2014

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The New York State Association of Electrical Contractors

P.O. Box 807
Latham, NY 12110



The New York State Association of Electrical Contractors, founded in 1899, is dedicated to promoting the exchange of information and ideas, fostering of business relationships and networking opportunities, development of group business and insurance programs, and the advancement of State legislative interests common among all member firms in the electrical contracting and related industries.

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