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CARNIVALS OR CIRCUSES — all employees — including Clerical Office Employees, Clerical Telecommuter Employees and Outside Salespersons

This classification applies to all operations of traveling carnivals that provide entertainment and amusement rides, including but not limited to transporting, setting up and taking down amusement sites and equipment, assisting patrons on and off rides, operating game booths and arcades, providing entertainment, selling and taking tickets, providing security, selling food and souvenirs, cleaning and maintaining equipment and premises, and operating and controlling amusement rides. This classification also applies to all operations of circuses, including performers, entertainers and the care, feeding and training of circus animals.

Rental and operation of game booths at locations where no mechanical amusement rides are operated shall be classified as 8017(1), Stores — retail.

Amusement parks at fixed locations shall be classified as 9016(1)/9180(1), Amusement or Recreational Facilities — N.O.C.

The operation of events, including but not limited to farmers' markets, flea markets, street fairs, swap meets, art or antique festivals, trade shows (public or private), fun runs, foot races, cycling events, marathons, triathlons and athletic charity events, shall be classified as 9095, Event Market, Festival or Trade Show Operation.

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CARNIVALS OR CIRCUSES — all employees — including Clerical Office Employees and Outside Salespersons

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