As you look to build and grow your cannabis business, workers' compensation and disability/paid family leave aren't just an essential part of keeping your employees safe – they're legally required by New York State.

NYSIF is here to help you ensure compliance, secure the best and most affordable coverage and navigate your way through this exciting and evolving industry.


We've been serving New York's workers since our founding in 1914 – which means we've supported businesses like yours across a wide range of industries. Here are just a few of the reasons to work with us:

  • As a New York-based carrier for more than 100 years, we know New York State regulations and legal requirements better than anyone else, and can help make sure your business stays compliant with all of them.
  • We are the largest provider of workers' compensation in New York.

  • Our Risk Control Resource Center offers free safety services, mental health resources, risk management solutions and anti-fraud protection.
  • We can include you in one of our Safety Groups, where similar companies are insured together to provide additional savings, become eligible for special discounts and dividends and share the latest information and safety tips.
  • We offer competitive rates for disability benefits and paid family leave exclusively to New Yorkers and New York-based businesses.
  • We're a not-for-profit carrier dedicated to providing businesses with fair workers' compensation and disability/paid family leave at the lowest possible cost.
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