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direct labor

noun
1.
labor performed, as by workers on a production line, and considered in computing costs per unit of production.
Compare indirect labor.
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Examples for direct labor
  • Other employee fringe benefits allocable on direct labor employees.
  • The allocation basis for indirect costs is direct labor.
  • Provide a subtotal of the estimated number of hours and corresponding direct labor costs.
  • The total direct labor, overhead, profit and non-direct labor costs should add up to the total contract cost for the prime vendor.
  • Manufacturers are to include direct labor and manufacturing burden.
  • direct labor amounts may come from a variety of sources depending on the firm's accounting system.
  • Review the reasonableness of proposed direct labor hours.
  • The sample billing package indicates one method of showing the cost and hours of direct labor.

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