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Classification Phraseology as of:
1/1/2021
 
Classification Code:
8807
 
Phraseology:

NEWSPAPER, MAGAZINE OR BOOK PUBLISHING — no printing or distribution — editing, designing, proofreading, and photographic composing — including Clerical Office Employees and Clerical Telecommuter Employees

Footnote:

This classification applies to pre-press activities and Clerical Office Employees of employers engaged in publishing printed newspapers, magazines or books where all printing and distribution is conducted by separate concerns. Pre-press activities include editing, designing, proofreading, and photographic composing including negative stripping and plate making.

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, photographers — including Outside Salespersons.

Newspaper printing operations shall be classified as 4304, Newspaper Publishing or Printing — all other employees, or 8818, Newspaper Publishing or Printing — editing, designing, proofreading and photographic composing.

Magazine or book printing operations shall be classified as 4299(1), Printing Operation — all other employees, or 8813(1), Printing Operation — editing, designing, proofreading and photographic composing.

Industry Group/Related Classifications:
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$0.29New/Renewal
1/1/2019$0.29New/Renewal
7/1/2018$0.30New/Renewal
Prior Phraseology and Footnote:
Shown below is the previously published phraseology and footnoteEffective Date

Phraseology:
NEWSPAPER, MAGAZINE OR BOOK PUBLISHING — no printing or distribution — editing, designing, proofreading, and photographic composing — including Clerical Office Employees

Footnote:

Newspaper reporters, advertising or circulation solicitors shall be separately classified as 8742(4), Newspaper Publishing or Printing — reporters, advertising or circulation solicitors.

Newspaper printing operations shall be classified as 4304, Newspaper Publishing or Printing — all other employees, or 8818, Newspaper Publishing or Printing — editing, designing, proofreading and photographic composing.

Magazine or book printing operations shall be classified as 4299(1), Printing Operation — all other employees, or 8813(1), Printing Operation — editing, designing, proofreading and photographic composing.

1/1/2017
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