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basic rate

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  • The prevailing wage rate for any trade or occupation includes the hourly basic rate of pay plus fringe benefits.
  • The basic rate for this service is less than standard rates.
  • The rate schedule shows a basic rate and a solvency rate total rate.
  • Employees shall be paid not more than their current basic rate of pay for their unused credit hours.
  • Nursing and physical therapy services are also included in the basic rate.
  • The adjusted basic rate is the basic rate adjusted for certain monetized benefits.
British Dictionary definitions for basic rate

basic rate

the standard or lowest level on a scale of money payable, esp in taxation
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