WAGES FLSA STUDENTS BONUS PAY O. T. PAY

100

What is: [(40 × $8.90) + (9 × $8.90 × 1.5)] $ 476.15
Diane Duke works a standard 40-hour workweek. She is paid time and one-half for all hours over 40 in each workweek. Her regular hourly wage rate is $8.90. One week, Duke worked 49 hours. Her total gross earnings for the week are:

100

What is: TRUE
Under the FLSA, “mom and pop stores” are excluded from enterprise coverage.

100

What is: FALSE
Under the FLSA, gifts paid as a reward for services are part of the regular hourly rate of pay calculation.

100

What is: TRUE
A discretionary bonus is not included in the calculation of the regular rate of pay.

100

What is: [($760 ÷ 50 = $15.20 × 0.5 = $7.60 × 10 = $76.00 + $760] = $836.00
Charles Geiger is a nonexempt salaried employee who works fluctuating workweeks. He is paid $760 per workweek. This week, he worked 50 hours. Determine his total gross pay if his employer uses the special half-rate (based on total hours worked) for over-time pay:

200

What is: FALSE
Employees who regularly work less than 20 hours a week are not covered by the minimum wage requirements.

200

What is: a. [($2,400 × 12) ÷ 52 ÷ 35] $15.82 b. ($15.82 × 1.5) $ 23.73
Charles Rollins earns $2,400 each month and works 35 hours each week. (a) His hourly rate is (b) His overtime rate is

200

What is: TRUE
A full-time student may be employed by a retail shop at 85% of the minimum wage.

200

What is: [44 × $11.80 = $519.20 + $35.20 = $554.40 $554.40 ÷ 44 = $12.60 Regular Rate $12.60 × 0.5 = $6.30 $6.30 × 4 = $25.20 + $554.40] = $ 579.60 Gross Pay
Ron Morris earns $11.80 per hour and worked 44 hours this week. In addition, he earned a production bonus of $35.20 for the week. His gross pay for the week is:

200

What is: TRUE
Partial-day absences cannot be deducted from an exempt employee’s salary.

300

What is: TRUE
Wage differentials between sexes would be allowed if the different wage rates were based on a seniority system.

300

What is: TRUE
Employers are not required to pay an employee for hours not worked because of illness.

300

What is: $405 ÷ 37½ = $10.80/hour; [$405 + (2.5 × $10.80) + (8 × $16.20)] = $561.60
Ken Gorman is paid $405.00 for a 37½-hour workweek. Overtime is paid at time and one-half for hours beyond 40 in each workweek. One week, Gorman works 48 hours. If he is paid his regular rate for the 40 hours, Gorman’s gross pay is

300

What is: TRUE
Commissions are considered to be payments for hours worked and must be included in determining the regular hourly rate.

300

What is: TRUE
In calculating the overtime premium pay, the overtime hours are multiplied by one-half the regular hourly rate.

400

What is: FALSE
An employer may credit up to half of a tipped employee’s minimum wage as coming from the tips actually received.

400

What is: [1,890 × $0.22 = $415.80 $415.80 ÷ 45 = $9.24 × 0.5 = $4.62 × 5 = $23.10 + $415.80] = $ 438.90
Bob Knox is paid on a piece-rate basis. He is paid 22 cents for each unit he produces. For overtime work, he receives in addition to his piece-rate earnings a sum equal to one-half the regular hourly pay multiplied by the hours worked in excess of 40 in a week. During a particular week, Knox worked 45 hours and produced 1,890 units. His total pay:

400

What is: TRUE
In cases of willful violation of the minimum wage and overtime requirements of the FLSA, the statute of limitations is three years.

400

What is: [(40 × $8.25) + (4 × $12.38) + (6 × $16.50)] $ 478.52
Susan Tate receives an hourly wage of $8.25 for a 40-hour week of 5 days, 8 hours daily. For Saturday work, she is paid 1½ times the regular rate. For Sunday work, she is paid 2 times the regular rate. One week, she worked 50 hours—4 hours of which were on Saturday and 6 hours on Sunday. Her total earnings are:

400

What is: FALSE
Blue-collar workers do not have to be paid for overtime if they have earned more than $90,000 for the year.

500

What is: [(36 × $16.00) + (14 × $17.50) = $821 $821 ÷ 50 = $16.42 × 0.5 = $8.21 × 10 = $82.10 + $821.00] = $903.10
Carson Morris worked two separate jobs for Horwath Company during the week. Job A consisted of 36 hours at $16.00 per hour; Job B entailed 14 hours at $17.50 per hour. Determine his gross pay for that week if the employer uses the average rate basis

500

What is: FALSE
A worker who is regularly paid on a biweekly basis should receive 24 paychecks each year.

500

What is: (40 × $7.25 = $290.00 $290 – $90.00) = $200.00
Cecil Green is a waiter who regularly receives $90 each week in tips and works 40 hours each week. Green’s employer claims the maximum weekly tip credit that is allowed in this case. The gross weekly pay, excluding tips, that the restaurant should pay Green without violating the FLSA is:

500

What is: FALSE
The FLSA provides for the payment of “double time” for any hours worked on holidays.

500

What is: [$47,500 + ($248,000 × .045)] = $58,660
Ronald Dowd receives an annual base salary of $47,500 as a salesman in the Southern region, which has an annual sales quota of $450,000. For all sales over this quota, Dowd receives a commission of 4½%. For the current year, sales in the Southern region total $698,000. The amount of salary and commissions due is:

PAYROLL QUIZ, CHAPTER 2

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