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Classification Phraseology as of:
1/1/2018
 
Classification Code:
8209
 
Phraseology:

VEGETABLES — fresh vegetable and tomato packing and handling — including storage

Footnote:

This classification applies to the washing, sorting, sizing, grading, packing, pre-cooling and storage of fresh vegetables, including but not limited to lettuce, cabbage, celery, potatoes, broccoli, onions, yams, radishes, asparagus, sweet corn, mushrooms and tomatoes. This classification also applies to employers that resort, resize, regrade and repack previously packed fresh vegetables and tomatoes.

Precooling or cold storage of produce that is exclusively field packed or received prepacked from separate concerns shall be classified as 8291(1), Warehouses — cold storage.

The packing and handling of fresh citrus fruit shall be separately classified as 2108, Fruit — citrus fruit packing and handling.

The packing and handling of fresh deciduous fruit shall be separately classified as 2107, Fruit — fresh fruit packing and handling.

The processing of "ready-to-eat" fruits and vegetables that are packaged as "ready-to-eat" or "pre-washed" and sold for immediate consumption without need for further peeling, trimming, washing or cooking shall be classified as 2123, Fruit or Vegetable Processing — fresh — ready-to-eat.

The processing and canning of olives shall be classified as 2111(2), Olive Handling.

Growing or harvesting, including field packing of crops, shall be assigned to the applicable Farms Industry Group classification.

Industry Group/Related Classifications:
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Effective DatePure Premium RateNote
1/1/2018$7.06New/Renewal
7/1/2017$8.05New/Renewal
1/1/2017$8.73New/Renewal
Prior Phraseology and Footnote:
Shown below is the previously published phraseology and footnoteEffective Date

Phraseology:
VEGETABLES — fresh vegetable and tomato packing and handling — including storage

Footnote:
This classification applies to the washing, sorting, sizing, grading, packing, pre-cooling and storage of fresh vegetables, including but not limited to lettuce, cabbage, celery, potatoes, broccoli, onions, yams, radishes, asparagus, sweet corn, mushrooms and tomatoes. This classification also applies to employers that resort, resize, regrade and repack previously packed fresh vegetables and tomatoes.

Precooling or cold storage of produce that is exclusively field packed and/or received prepacked from separate concerns shall be classified as 8291, Warehouses — cold storage.

The packing and handling of fresh citrus fruit shall be separately classified as 2108, Fruit — citrus fruit packing and handling.

The packing and handling of fresh deciduous fruit shall be separately classified as 2107, Fruit — fresh fruit packing and handling.

The processing of "ready-to-eat" fruits and vegetables that are packaged as "ready-to-eat" or "pre-washed" and sold for immediate consumption without need for further peeling, trimming, washing or cooking shall be classified as 2123, Fruit or Vegetable Processing — fresh — ready-to-eat.

The processing and canning of olives shall be classified as 2111(2), Olive Handling.

Growing or harvesting, including field packing of crops, shall be assigned to the applicable Farms Industry Group classification.

1/1/2017
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