rate of pay

noun phrase

: the amount of money workers are paid per hour, week, etc.

Examples of rate of pay in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The owner of the farm – identified as Grace Tung – shortchanged workers who received the regular rate of pay for all hours worked, including hours over 40 in a workweek, and who were also not paid for work off the clock, the federal agency said. Jason Green, The Mercury News, 21 May 2024 Under the new contracts, the top rate of pay will exceed $40 an hour, up from about $32 under the previous deals. Peter S. Goodman, New York Times, 19 Feb. 2024 By doing so, the company failed to pay overtime wages at time and a half of employees' hourly rate of pay for hours exceeding 40 in a pay period, the U.S. DOL said in a news release. Detroit Free Press, 5 Feb. 2024 The disparity between the rate of pay increases in recent years between workers and CEOs at the Big 3 U.S. automakers in recent years has helped contribute to a widening of the gap in pay between the companies' top executives and their typical workers. Max Zahn, ABC News, 16 Sep. 2023 All of this allegedly resulted in the Live Nation Entertainment subsidiary improperly paying the regular rate of pay instead of overtime pay. Marc Hogan, Pitchfork, 8 Sep. 2023 Prevailing wages are the basic hourly rate of pay and benefits paid to workers in a particular area. Michael Collins, USA TODAY, 8 Aug. 2023

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“Rate of pay.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rate%20of%20pay. Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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