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Classification Phraseology as of:
1/1/2021
 
Classification Code:
8838
 
Phraseology:
MUSEUMS — all employees other than those engaged in the operation of restaurants or retail stores — including Clerical Office Employees and Clerical Telecommuter Employees
Footnote:

This classification applies to employers that display art objects, natural science exhibits, antiquities or objects of historical or cultural significance for viewing by the general public. This classification also applies to botanical gardens, planetariums or public aquariums and includes veterinarians employed by public aquariums.

Retail store or restaurant operations shall be separately classified.

Art galleries that display art objects for sale to the walk-in trade shall be classified as 8017(1), Stores — retail.

Zoos shall be classified as 9180(1), Amusement or Recreational Facilities — N.O.C. — operation or maintenance of amusement devices, and 9016(1), Amusement or Recreational Facilities — N.O.C. — all employees other than those engaged in the operation or maintenance of amusement devices, restaurants or retail stores.

Rules:

USRP, Part 3, Section III, Rule 4, Standard Exceptions, Subrule c, Standard Exception Classification Procedures
USRP, Appendix IV, Classifications Including Clerical Office Employees or Outside Salespersons

Approved Pure Premium Rate:
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Effective DatePure Premium RateNote
1/1/2020$1.03New/Renewal
1/1/2019$1.02New/Renewal
7/1/2018$1.11New/Renewal
Prior Phraseology and Footnote:
Shown below is the previously published phraseology and footnoteEffective Date

Phraseology:
MUSEUMS — all employees — including Clerical Office Employees

Footnote:
This classification applies to employers that display art objects, natural science exhibits, antiquities and objects of historical or cultural significance for viewing by the general public. This classification also applies to public aquariums, botanical gardens and planetariums.

Art galleries that display art objects for sale to the walk-in trade shall be classified as 8017(1), Stores — retail.

Zoos shall be classified as 9180(1), Amusement or Recreational Facilities — N.O.C. — operation and maintenance of amusement devices, and 9016(1), Amusement or Recreational Facilities — N.O.C. — all employees other than those engaged in the operation or maintenance of amusement devices, restaurants or retail stores.

Retail store and restaurant operations shall be separately classified.

1/1/2018
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