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Classification Phraseology as of:
1/1/2020
 
Classification Code:
9507
 
Phraseology:

SIGN PAINTING OR LETTERING AND QUICK SIGN SHOPS — shop or outside — including counterpersons

Footnote:

This classification applies to employers that apply painted, printed or adhesive lettering or graphics onto surfaces on a fee basis, including but not limited to customers’ buildings, structures, windows, banners and purchased sign blanks. This classification includes the application of painted, printed or adhesive lettering, signage, striping, adhesive wraps or window tint film onto automobiles, trucks or buses by employers not engaged in automobile, truck or bus painting or body repairing.

Employees engaged exclusively in the design or production of painted, printed or adhesive lettering or graphics using office type computers or plotters/printers shall be classified as 8810, Clerical Office Employees, subject to the Standard Exceptions rule. See Section III, Rule 4, Standard Exceptions. The application of painted, printed or adhesive lettering or graphics onto a surface shall be classified as 9507.

The manufacture of metal, plastic or wood signs involving the fabrication and assembly of sign parts and associated sign painting or application of painted, printed or adhesive lettering or graphics onto signs manufactured by the employer shall be classified as 4492, Sign Mfg. — metal, plastic or wood.

The production of signs, banners and related products or the application of painted, printed or adhesive lettering or graphics onto surfaces at customers’ locations or onto customers’ vehicles by advertising companies shall be classified as 9549, Advertising Companies.

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Approved Pure Premium Rate:
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Effective DatePure Premium RateNote
1/1/2020$2.29New/Renewal
1/1/2019$2.52New/Renewal
7/1/2018$2.29New/Renewal
Prior Phraseology and Footnote:
Shown below is the previously published phraseology and footnoteEffective Date

Phraseology:

SIGN PAINTING OR LETTERING — shop or outside — including counterpersons

Footnote:

This classification applies to employers that apply painted or adhesive lettering or graphics onto surfaces, including but not limited to customers’ buildings, structures, windows, signs and banners. This classification also includes the application of painted or adhesive lettering, signage, striping, adhesive wraps or window tint film onto automobiles, trucks or buses by employers not engaged in automobile, truck or bus painting or body repairing.

Employees engaged exclusively in the design or production of vinyl letters or graphics using office type computers or plotters/printers shall be classified as 8810, Clerical Office Employees, subject to the Standard Exceptions rule. See Section III, General Classification Procedures, Rule 4, Standard Exceptions. The application of painted or vinyl letters or graphics onto a surface shall be classified as 9507(1).

The manufacture of metal, plastic or wood signs, including but not limited to cabinet signs, channel letter signs, two-dimensional signs and three-dimensional signs involving the fabrication and assembly of sign parts and associated sign painting or lettering shall be classified as 4492, Sign Mfg. — metal, plastic or wood.

The application of painted or adhesive lettering or graphics onto surfaces at customers’ locations or onto customers’ vehicles by advertising companies shall be classified as 9549, Advertising Companies.

1/1/2019
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