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Classification Phraseology as of:
1/1/2020
 
Classification Code:
4304
 
Phraseology:

NEWSPAPER PUBLISHING OR PRINTING — all other employees — including drivers and their helpers

Footnote:

This classification applies to employers engaged in the publishing or printing of newspapers, tabloids, advertising newspapers, and specialty sections, including but not limited to the comics and television sections of newspapers.

This classification applies to newspaper publishers that assemble, bundle, label or distribute newspapers that are printed by other employers.

The sale or delivery of newspapers to customers for their personal use and not for resale shall be separately classified as 4312, Newspaper Delivery.

Newspaper reporters, photographers and advertising or circulation solicitors employed by newspaper publishers or printers shall be separately classified as 8746, Newspaper Publishing or Printing — reporters or photographers — including Outside Salespersons.

Also refer to companion Classification 8818, Newspaper Publishing or Printing — editing, designing, proofreading, and photographic composing.

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Effective DatePure Premium RateNote
1/1/2020$6.40New/Renewal
1/1/2019$6.49New/Renewal
7/1/2018$7.03New/Renewal
Prior Phraseology and Footnote:
Shown below is the previously published phraseology and footnoteEffective Date

Phraseology:
NEWSPAPER PUBLISHING OR NEWSPAPER PRINTING — all other employees — including drivers and their helpers

Footnote:
This classification applies to employers engaged in the publishing or printing of newspapers, tabloids, advertising newspapers, and specialty sections, including but not limited to the comics and television sections of newspapers.

This classification applies to newspaper publishers that assemble, bundle, label or distribute newspapers that are printed by other employers. The sale or delivery of newspapers to customers for their personal use and not for resale shall be separately classified as 4312, Newspaper Delivery.

Newspaper reporters, photographers and advertising or circulation solicitors employed by newspaper publishers or printers shall be separately classified as 8742(4), Newspaper Publishing or Printing — reporters, advertising or circulation solicitors.

Also refer to companion Classification 8818, Newspaper Publishing or Printing — editing, designing, proofreading and photographic composing.

1/1/2017
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