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Classification Phraseology as of:
1/1/2018
 
Classification Code:
7721(1)
 
Phraseology:

DETECTIVE OR PRIVATE INVESTIGATIVE AGENCIES

Footnote:

This classification applies to private investigators or detectives who are retained by clients to conduct investigations of matters, including but not limited to individuals' backgrounds, personal and business disputes, theft, embezzlement and fraud. These operations involve surveillance of persons without their knowledge.

This classification also applies to employers engaged on a contract basis in asset repossession or airport baggage inspection.

Employees who solely conduct investigations by researching documents and conducting interviews at locations away from the employer's premises shall be classified as 8742, Salespersons — Outside, subject to the Standard Exceptions rule. See Part 3, Section III, Rule 4, Standard Exceptions.

Insurance claims investigation shall be classified as 8720(1), Inspection for Insurance, Safety or Valuation Purposes.

Approved Pure Premium Rate:
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Effective DatePure Premium RateNote
1/1/2018$4.82New/Renewal
7/1/2017$4.88New/Renewal
1/1/2017$5.29New/Renewal
Prior Phraseology and Footnote:
Shown below is the previously published phraseology and footnoteEffective Date

Phraseology:
DETECTIVE OR PRIVATE INVESTIGATIVE AGENCIES

Footnote:
This classification applies to private investigators or detectives who are retained by clients to conduct investigations of matters, including but not limited to individuals' backgrounds, personal and business disputes, theft, embezzlement and fraud. These operations involve surveillance of persons without their knowledge.

This classification also applies to employers engaged on a contract basis in asset repossession or airport baggage inspection.

Employees who solely conduct investigations by researching documents and conducting interviews at locations away from the employer's premises shall be classified as 8742(1), Salespersons — Outside.

Insurance claims investigation shall be classified as 8720(1), Inspection for Insurance, Safety or Valuation Purposes.

1/1/2017
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