Restaurant Workers' Compensation

Save up to 54.5% on your workers' compensation premiums in the United Restaurants of New York Safety Group #556


The United Restaurants of New York is a collection of safety-conscious restaurants in New York State that receive low-cost, fully insured workers' compensation insurance through the New York State Insurance Fund.

Eligible members of this group include restaurants located in New York that have a proven track record of safety. 

Subject to loss history, qualifying members may receive an upfront group discount of up to 35%. The individual premiums of the group members are pooled and, after paying claims and expenses, the profits of the group are returned to members in the form of a dividend. Since 1993, our average paid dividend to restaurants is 35%.


Members of the United Restaurants of New York Safety Group #556 save up to 54.5% on their workers' compensation premiums through a combination of upfront discounts and dividends. Clients capture additional savings on their premiums with Friedlander Group's Unique Services.

Group Discounts

Qualifying members may receive up to a 35% group discount just for joining. 


Since 1993, the average dividend paid to members is 35%.

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Unique Services

Clients enjoy our comprehensive services that help further reduce their workers' compensation costs. 

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Clients enjoy our comprehensive services that help further reduce their workers' compensation costs, including:

Lowest Prices

We negotiate the lowest prices for our clients with the New York State Insurance Fund.

Claims Solution Services

Comprehensive claims management & aggressive reserve reductions by a dedicated claims solutions consultant. 

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Helping employers fight against fraud by preemptively & aggressively containing & combating suspicious, fraudulent & high exposure claims.

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Executive Action Report

Actionable & customizable reports that enable clients to significantly reduce claims & premium by identifying patterns of root cases & eliminating them.

Culture of Caring

Creating an environment for maximized employee productivity & profits by using strategies to communicate that management cares for their employees.

Audit Services

Friedlander's audit specialist has generated $7M in additional premium savings by helping clients with their Workers' Compensation audits.

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Safety Solutions

Professional guidance on how to organize ad run safety committee meetings. On-site Safety training, loss control, seminars, video library and posters.

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Experience Mod Review

Have your prior experience modification ratings expertly reviewed. You pay nothing unless we save you money!


Restaurants with the following payroll classification codes qualify for The United Restaurants of New York Workers' Compensation Safety Group #556:

  • 9058 Hotel NOC Restaurant Employees
  • 9061 Clubs
  • 9071 Full-Service Restaurant
  • 9072 Fast Food Restaurant (including drivers)
  • 9074 Bars & Taverns


Friedlander Group is the leader in workers' compensation for Retailers, Wholesalers, Restaurants, Hotels, Oil Dealers, Home Health & Residential Care facilities in New York State. As the manager of seven Safety Groups underwritten by the New York State Insurance Fund, we have saved thousands of clients over $500 million in workers' compensation costs since 1992.

Friedlander Group's mission is to maximize our clients’ productivity and profits by keeping their employees working and safe.

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