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Classification Phraseology as of:
1/1/2018
 
Classification Code:
8039
 
Phraseology:

STORES — department stores — retail — including Clerical Office Employees and Outside Salespersons

Footnote:

This classification applies to each store location at which all the following conditions exist:

  1. The payroll subject to this classification is at least $1,000,000 per annum.
  2. The merchandise handled must include:

    (a) Wearing Apparel

    (b) Linens

    (c) House Furnishings (other than furniture)

    (d) One or more of the following:

    • Cosmetics
    • Drugs
    • Furniture
    • Groceries
    • Hardware
    • Jewelry
    • Luggage
    • Musical Instruments
    • Sporting Goods
    • Toys
  3. The total annual sales of items (a), (b) and (c), above, must exceed 50% of the total annual sales.

This classification also applies to the installation of house furnishings and household appliances that have been sold by the store and to satellite warehouse or clerical office locations.

Industry Group/Related Classifications:
Approved Pure Premium Rate:
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Effective DatePure Premium RateNote
1/1/2018$3.39New/Renewal
7/1/2017$3.83New/Renewal
1/1/2017$4.15New/Renewal
Prior Phraseology and Footnote:
Shown below is the previously published phraseology and footnoteEffective Date

Phraseology:
STORES — department stores — retail — including Clerical Office Employees and Outside Salespersons

Footnote:
This classification includes installation of house furnishings and household appliances and shall apply to each location of an employer at which all the following conditions exist:

  1. The payroll subject to this classification is at least $900,000 per annum.
  2. The merchandise handled must include:

    (a) Wearing Apparel

    (b) Linens

    (c) House Furnishings (other than furniture)

    (d) One or more of the following:

    • Cosmetics
    • Drugs
    • Furniture
    • Groceries
    • Hardware
    • Jewelry
    • Luggage
    • Musical Instruments
    • Sporting Goods
    • Toys
  3. The total annual sales of items (a), (b) and (c), above, must exceed 50% of the total annual sales.

This classification also applies to satellite warehouse or clerical office locations that primarily support the department store location(s).

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