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Classification Phraseology as of:
1/1/2020
 
Classification Code:
8818
 
Phraseology:

NEWSPAPER PUBLISHING OR PRINTING — editing, designing, proofreading and photographic composing — including Clerical Office Employees

Footnote:

This classification applies to pre-press activities and Clerical Office Employees of employers engaged in publishing or printing newspapers. Pre-press activities include editing, designing, proofreading, and photographic composition including negative stripping and plate making.

Newspaper reporters, advertising or circulation solicitors shall be separately classified as 8746, Newspaper Publishing or Printing — reporters or photographers.

Also refer to companion Classification 4304, Newspaper Publishing or Printing — all other employees.

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Effective DatePure Premium RateNote
1/1/2020$0.66New/Renewal
1/1/2019$0.67New/Renewal
7/1/2018$0.62New/Renewal
Prior Phraseology and Footnote:
Shown below is the previously published phraseology and footnoteEffective Date

Phraseology:
NEWSPAPER PUBLISHING OR NEWSPAPER PRINTING — editing, designing, proofreading, and photographic composing — including Clerical Office Employees

Footnote:
This classification applies to pre-press activities and Clerical Office Employees of employers engaged in publishing or printing newspapers. Pre-press activities include editing, designing, proofreading, and photographic composition including negative stripping and plate making.

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

Also refer to companion Classification 4304, Newspaper Publishing or Printing — all other employees.

1/1/2018
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