The law establishes minimum wages requiring employers whose firms are involved in interstate commerce to pay employees time and one-half for all hours worked in excess of 40 hours per week. The act also provides that certain employees are exempt from the regulations
Common Pay Periods Description Frequency # of Paychecks Per Year Weekly Once per week 52 paychecks per year Bi-weekly Every 2 weeks 26 paychecks per year Semimonthly Twice a month (usually the 1 st and 15 th ) 24 paychecks per year Monthly Once a month 12 paychecks per year
To calculate: determine the hourly wage total and add it to the overtime total (if applicable) and then add these to the special double time hours (which should be listed separately) * *remember to find double time hours: multiply the hourly wage by 2 and then multiply by the hours work
Total Hourly + Total Overtime + Total Double Time = Total
Joe chose to resign at the local hardware shop and he has decided to work for PPL at $12.00 per hour. His regular working hours are from 5a.m.-4p.m. Monday through Saturday and is on call every other Sunday from 5a.m-11:30a.m. If during this week he actually is called in on Sunday (which is double time) how much will his weekly earnings total?
John received a raise at PPL after six months and now earns $12.50 per hour. His regular working hours are from 6:30p.m.-4:30a.m. Monday through Saturday and is on call every other Sunday from 5a.m.-1:30 p.m. If during this week he is called in on Sunday (which is double time) how much will his weekly earnings total?
John just received his check for the week which totaled $819.25. He wants to know if he was getting paid the old hourly wage of $12.00 or if his raise was applied. His total hours worked were: 40 hours straight time, 3 hours time and a half, and 6 hours double time.