Florida Workers Comp Specific
Find the latest information and rates about the class codes on your workers compensations insurance policy. These are used to categorize your employees by job duty.
Class code 8017 is used for employees that work in a retail store, not otherwise classified. Stores within the scope of this classification will be those who sell merchandise to the general public for home use that is not specific to another retail store classification in the Basic Manual. Examples of items that are commonly included are cigars and cigarettes, art supplies, musical instruments, computers, bakery products, greeting cards, floor coverings, beer and soft drinks, confectionery, giftware, cosmetics and toiletry items, small household appliances, lamps and lighting fixtures, paint and related supplies, radios, housewares, stationery, photographic supplies and equipment, pocketbooks, televisions, wines and liquors, toys, and office machines. In addition, employees working as a demonstrator or secret shopper in a retail store, concession operator, door or checkroom attendant, cigarette vendor, or beach chair, umbrella, or ski shop rental agent would also be included.
While this is a NOC classification and will include a variety of stores, wholesale operations, mail order sales centers, and warehouses that do not have retail receipts will be excluded. Employees working for a business that exclusively buys, sells, and distributes kitchen cabinets or other assembled millwork products should be separately classified as well. Retail stores whose products fall into other classifications, such as auto accessories, books and compact discs, software, clothing, drugs, dairy products, coffees and teas, grocery and food, florists, hardware, leather dealers, furniture, jewelry, shoes, and convenience type stores would also be excluded.
2020 Rate: $1.56
2019 Rate: $1.70
Each workers' compensation class code in Florida has a unique rate assigned to it based on the likelihood of workplace injuries for the group of employees throughout the state that are assigned to that class code. Click this link for more information about the ratemaking process. The rates used in Florida workers comp insurance are adjusted annually by the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation.
The 2020 rate for class code 8017 is 1.56 dollars for every 100 dollars of remuneration.
Despite the manual rates being set by the Florida government for workers comp class codes, there are still ways that employers can lower their overall workers compensation costs and total premium. Our insurance agents would like the opportunity to discuss these premium discounts and other cost savings measures with your business. Contact us today to receive competitive quotes for your business.
*This description of class code 8017 is a summary of the official description from NCCI that should be used for determining the correct application of a classification code for a Florida business and the groups of employees in that business. This short summary is provided as a courtesy for assisting FloridaWC's clients and potential clients in educating them about the most commonly used class codes in Florida that could be applied to their business operations. For more information about a class code, please use the contact form links below to request the official class codes descriptions from one of our insurance agents.
Florida Workers Comp Specific
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The manual rates are issued by the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation after being analyzed by the National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI).