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indirect labor

noun
1.
labor performed, as by maintenance and clerical workers, that is not considered in computing costs per unit of production.
Compare direct labor.
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  • For purposes of costing a project, it's important to distinguish between direct and indirect labor.
  • The servicing agency shall maintain auditable records that accurately and consistently support direct and indirect labor charges.
  • Do not include estimated indirect labor, such as material testing, material production or estimated macroeconomic impacts.
  • Employees who are considered indirect labor should not be included in the breakdown of direct salaries.

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