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Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation Insurance is available to all NYPA members through a group policy at the State Insurance Fund-Newspaper Publishers Safety Group #167.
The safety group offers a 15-20% advance discount to NYPA members. Contingent balance monies accrue interest. In recent years, the safety group has declared a year-end distribution of 25-30%.

To participate in the safety group, NYPA members should contact Carol Zalewski at NYPA at 518-464-6483 or via email at

Disability Insurance

Statutory disability insurance is available to NYPA member newspapers at a discounted rate. To participate in the disability insurance program, contact Scott Lavigne at NYPA 518-464-6483 or via email at


Libel Insurance

The NYPA preferred provider for libel insurance is Insurance Specialty Services, Inc. ISSI extends a discount on libel insurance to NYPA member newspapers who are registered to use NYPA’s free libel hotline.

Insurance Specialty Services, Inc.
2370 York Road
Suite D4
Jamison, PA 18929
Kathleen Liney



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