Workers' Compensation Insurance

Class Code 8800

Mailing Company & Clerical

Author Information

Martin Summers

Insurance Agent

Class code 8800 is used for employees that work within a letter service shop, direct mail advertising firm, or other company whose business is in mailing or addressing operations. Job duties include such things as preparing mailing lists, envelope stuffing, reproducing letters, making arrangements for mailing materials, accumulating and organizing names for lists, operating automated machinery that binds, tabs, sorts, etc as well as other work related to the industry. Examples of media that might be handled would include newspapers, magazines, circulars, and letters. In addition, companies falling under the scope of this classification may also conduct polls, surveys, and run contests for their clients.

Exclusions to this class code would be any employee who solicits accounts or does other field activities, as the clerical staff of mailing or addressing companies. These employees should be separately classified based on their work.

Florida Rates for Class Code 8800

2014 Rate: $1.93
2013 Rate: $1.86

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 were increased in 2014 by an average of 6.1% by the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation.

For class code 8800, this rate change resulted in a 3.8% increase from 2013 to 2014. The 2014 rate for this classification is 1.93 dollars for every 100 dollars of remuneration. Even with the increase in rates this year, the 2014 rate is still 51.6% below the 2003 rate of 3.84 dollars.

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.

Other Related Class Codes

  • 8799 for mailing address company clerical staff
  • 8810 for clerical office employees

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