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Classification Phraseology as of:
1/1/2021
 
Classification Code:
4299(1)
 
Phraseology:

PRINTING OPERATION — all other employees — including counterpersons and drivers and their helpers — N.O.C.

Footnote:

This classification applies to employers engaged in commercial offset printing using methods, including but not limited to lithography, flexography, rotogravure, hot stamp or letterpress to produce printed matter such as business forms, stationery, greeting cards, labels, bumper stickers, bar codes, playing cards, bank checks, books and magazines. This classification includes incidental bindery and die cutting activities in support of the printing operations.

This classification does not apply when printing operations are performed by an employer in connection with its own operations. Such operations shall be assigned to the applicable classification of the employer.

Locations at which job printing is exclusively performed with sheet-fed offset printing presses on paper not exceeding 18" x 24" shall be classified as 8019(1), Printing – quick printing.

Publishing or printing of newspapers, tabloids or advertising newspapers or newspaper inserts shall be classified as 4304, Newspaper Publishing or Printing — all other employees, or 8818, Newspaper Publishing or Printing — editing, designing, proofreading and photographic composing.

Screen printing shall be classified as 4295(1), Printing Operation — screen printing — all other employees, or 8846(1), Printing Operation — screen printing — editing, designing, proofreading and photographic composing.

Document duplication or photocopying by use of equipment, including but not limited to electrostatic copiers, scanners, and ink jet and laser printers shall be classified as 8019(2), Document Duplication or Photocopying Service.

Employers engaged in the printing of signs, banners and related commercial advertising products shall be classified as 9507, Sign Painting or Lettering and Quick Sign Shops.

Also refer to companion Classification 8813(1), Printing Operation — editing, designing, proofreading and photographic composing.

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Effective DatePure Premium RateNote
1/1/2020$3.75New/Renewal
1/1/2019$4.24New/Renewal
7/1/2018$4.68New/Renewal
Prior Phraseology and Footnote:
Shown below is the previously published phraseology and footnoteEffective Date

Phraseology:

PRINTING OPERATION — all other employees — including counterpersons and drivers and their helpers — N.O.C.

Footnote:

This classification applies to employers engaged in commercial offset printing using methods, including but not limited to lithography, flexography, rotogravure, hot stamp or letterpress to produce printed matter such as business forms, stationery, greeting cards, labels, bumper stickers, bar codes, playing cards, bank checks, books and magazines. This classification includes incidental bindery and die cutting activities in support of the printing operations.

This classification does not apply when printing operations are performed by an employer in connection with its own operations. Such operations shall be assigned to the applicable classification of the employer.

Employees engaged in sales, collection or public relations work in support of commercial printing operations shall be separately classified as 8742, Salespersons — Outside, subject to the Standard Exceptions rule. See Part 3, Section III, Rule 4, Standard Exceptions.

Locations at which job printing is exclusively performed with sheet-fed offset printing presses on paper not exceeding 18" x 24" shall be classified as 8019(1), Printing – quick printing.

Publishing or printing of newspapers, tabloids or advertising newspapers or newspaper inserts shall be classified as 4304, Newspaper Publishing or Printing — all other employees, or 8818, Newspaper Publishing or Printing — editing, designing, proofreading and photographic composing.

Screen printing shall be classified as 4295(1), Printing Operation — screen printing — all other employees, or 8846(1), Printing Operation — screen printing — editing, designing, proofreading and photographic composing.

Document duplication or photocopying by use of equipment, including but not limited to electrostatic copiers, scanners, and ink jet and laser printers shall be classified as 8019(2), Document Duplication or Photocopying Service.

Employers engaged in the printing of signs, banners and related commercial advertising products shall be classified as 9507(2), Sign Mfg. — quick sign shops.

Also refer to companion Classification 8813(1), Printing Operation — editing, designing, proofreading and photographic composing.

1/1/2019
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