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Classification Phraseology as of:
1/1/2018
 
Classification Code:
8746
 
Phraseology:
NEWSPAPER PUBLISHING OR PRINTING — reporters or photographers — including Outside Salespersons
Footnote:
This classification applies to reporters, photographers and advertising or circulation salespersons employed by newspaper publishers or printers.

With the exception of a single permanent job reassignment, it is not permissible to divide a single employee's payroll, within a single policy period, between this classification and any other classification.

The publishing or printing of newspapers, tabloids, advertising newspapers and specialty sections, including but not limited to the comics and television sections of newspapers shall be classified as 4304, Newspaper Publishing or Printing — all other employees, or 8818, Newspaper Publishing or Printing — editing, designing, proofreading and photographic composing.

The sale or delivery of newspapers to customers for their personal use and not for resale shall be separately classified as 4312, Newspaper Delivery.

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Effective DatePure Premium RateNote
1/1/2018$0.45New/Renewal
Prior Phraseology and Footnote:
Shown below is the previously published phraseology and footnoteEffective Date

Phraseology:
NEWSPAPER PUBLISHING OR PRINTING — reporters, advertising or circulation solicitors

Footnote:
This classification applies to reporters, photographers and advertising or circulation salespersons employed by newspaper publishers or printers.

The publishing or printing of newspapers, tabloids, advertising newspapers, and specialty sections, including but not limited to the comics and television sections of newspapers, shall be classified as 4304, Newspaper Publishing or Printing — all other employees, or 8818, Newspaper Publishing or Printing — editing, designing, proofreading and photographic composing.

The sale and/or delivery of newspapers to customers for their personal use and not for resale shall be separately classified as 4312, Newspaper Delivery.

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