Register June 2007 No. 618
Chapter DWD 102
New construction industry employers; initial contribution rates.
Payors of sickness or accident disability payments: contribution rates.
Ch. DWD 102 Note
Chapter ILHR 102 was renumbered Chapter DWD 102 under s. 13.93 (2m) (b) 1., Stats., and corrections made under s. 13.93 (2m) (b) 6. and 7., Stats., Register, June, 1997, No. 498
Unless the context clearly indicates a different meaning, the definitions in ch. DWD 100
apply to this chapter.
DWD 102.001 History
Cr. Register, September, 1995, No. 477
, eff. 10-1-95.
This chapter specifies the initial contribution rates for certain categories of employers.
DWD 102.01 History
Emerg. cr. eff. 2-19-93; cr. Register, May, 1993, No. 449
, eff. 6-1-93.
New construction industry employers; initial contribution rates. DWD 102.02(1)
Under s. 108.18 (2) (c)
, Stats., an employer engaged in the construction of roads, bridges, highways, sewers, water mains, utilities, public buildings, factories, housing, or similar construction projects shall pay contributions for each of the first 3 calendar years at the average rate for construction industry employers as determined by the department.
The department shall examine the factors enumerated in this section to determine whether an employer is "engaged in the construction of roads, bridges, highways, sewers, water mains, utilities, public buildings, factories, housing or similar construction projects" within the meaning of s. 108.18 (2) (c)
, Stats. The department shall first determine whether the employer's primary type of business activity is one of the activities specified in Figure DWD 102.02 (2), which enumerates certain business activities listed in Major Group 17 - Construction - Special Trade Contractors in the Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) Manual furnished by the Federal government. [See Figure DWD 102.02 (2) following]
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1711 Plumbing, heating and air conditioning
Air system balancing and testing-contractors
Air conditioning, with or without sheet metal work-contractor
Boiler erection and installation-contractors
Fuel oil burner installation and servicing-contractors
Heating equipment installation-contractors
Heating, with or without sheet metal work-contractors
Lawn sprinkler system installation-contractors
Refrigeration and freezer work-contractors
Water system balancing and testing-contractors
1721 Painting and paper hanging
Electrostatic painting on site (including of lockers and fixture)-contractors
1731 Electrical work
Burglar alarm installation-contractors
Cable splicing, electrical-contractors
Cable television hookup-contractors
Communications equipment installation-contractors
Electronic control system installation-contractors
Fire alarm installation-contractors
Intercommunications equipment installation-contractors
Sound equipment installation-contractors
Telecommunications equipment installation-contractors
Telephone and telephone equipment installation-contractors
1742 Plastering, drywall, acoustical, and insulation work
Solar reflecting insulation film-contractors
1743 Terrazzo, tile, marble, and mosaic work
Tile installation, ceramic-contractors
Tile setting, ceramic-contractors
1751 Carpentry work
Store fixture installation-contractors
1752 Floor laying and other floor work, not elsewhere classified
Resilient floor laying-contractors