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Classification Phraseology as of:
1/1/2020
 
Classification Code:
2107
 
Phraseology:

FRUIT — fresh fruit packing and handling — including storage — N.O.C.

Footnote:

This classification applies to the washing, hand or machine sorting, sizing, grading, packing, pre-cooling and storage of fresh deciduous fruit, including but not limited to apples, plums, peaches, pears, nectarines, melons, grapes, cherries, avocados and berries. This classification also applies to employers that resort, resize, regrade and repack previously packed fresh deciduous fruit.

The processing of "ready-to-eat" fruits or 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. Pre-cooling 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 dried fruit shall be separately classified as 2109, Fruit — dried fruit packing and handling.

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 vegetables or tomatoes shall be separately classified as 8209, Vegetables.

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
1/1/2020$3.96New/Renewal
1/1/2019$4.37New/Renewal
7/1/2018$4.74New/Renewal
Prior Phraseology and Footnote:
Shown below is the previously published phraseology and footnoteEffective Date

Phraseology:
FRUIT — fresh fruit packing and handling — including storage — N.O.C.

Footnote:
This classification applies to the washing, hand or machine sorting, sizing, grading, packing, precooling and storage of fresh deciduous fruit, including but not limited to apples, plums, peaches, pears, nectarines, melons, grapes, cherries, avocados and berries. This classification also applies to employers that resort, resize, regrade and repack previously handled and packed fresh deciduous fruit.

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.

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 dried fruit shall be separately classified as 2109, Fruit — dried fruit packing and handling.

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 vegetables and tomatoes shall be separately classified as 8209, Vegetables.

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

1/1/2018
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