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Classification Phraseology as of:
1/1/2018
 
Classification Code:
9507(1)
 
Phraseology:

SIGN PAINTING OR LETTERING — shop and outside — including counterpersons

Footnote:

This classification applies to employers that apply painted or adhesive lettering and graphics onto surfaces, including but not limited to customers’ buildings, structures, windows, signs and banners. This classification also includes the application of painted or adhesive lettering, signage, striping, adhesive wraps and window tint film onto automobiles, trucks or buses by employers not engaged in automobile, truck or bus painting or body repairing.

Employees engaged exclusively in the design and production of vinyl letters and graphics using office type computers and plotters/printers shall be classified as 8810, Clerical Office Employees, provided such operations are separated from sign painting and lettering activities. The application of painted or vinyl letters or graphics onto a surface shall be classified as 9507(1).

The manufacture of metal, plastic and wood signs, including but not limited to cabinet signs, channel letter signs, two-dimensional signs and three-dimensional signs involving the fabrication and assembly of sign parts and associated sign painting and lettering shall be classified as 4492, Sign Mfg. — metal, plastic or wood.

The application of painted or adhesive lettering and graphics onto surfaces at customers' locations or onto customers' vehicles by advertising companies shall be classified as 9549, Advertising Companies.

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Effective DatePure Premium RateNote
1/1/2018$2.55New/Renewal
7/1/2017$3.09New/Renewal
1/1/2017$3.35New/Renewal
Prior Phraseology and Footnote:
Shown below is the previously published phraseology and footnoteEffective Date

Phraseology:
SIGN PAINTING OR LETTERING — shop and outside — including counterpersons

Classification 9507(1) shall not be used for division of payroll in connection with Classification 9549, Advertising Companies, unless the operation described by Classification 9507(1) constitutes a separate and distinct enterprise having no connection with the operations covered by Classification 9549.

Footnote:
This classification applies to employers that apply painted or adhesive lettering and graphics onto surfaces, including but not limited to customers’ buildings, structures, windows, signs and banners. This classification also includes the application of painted or adhesive lettering, signage, striping, adhesive wraps and window tint film onto automobiles, trucks or buses by employers not engaged in automobile, truck or bus painting or body repairing.

Employees engaged exclusively in the design and production of vinyl letters and graphics using office type computers and plotters/printers shall be classified as 8810(1), Clerical Office Employees, provided such operations are separated from sign painting and lettering activities. The application of painted or vinyl letters or graphics onto a surface shall be classified as 9507(1).

The manufacture of metal, plastic and wood signs, including but not limited to cabinet signs, channel letter signs, two-dimensional signs and three-dimensional signs involving the fabrication and assembly of sign parts and associated sign painting and lettering shall be classified as 4492, Sign Mfg. — metal, plastic or wood.

The application of painted or adhesive lettering and graphics onto surfaces at customer

1/1/2017
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