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direct labour

n
1. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) work that is an essential part of a production process or the provision of a service. Compare indirect labour
2. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) Brit workers who are part of an employer's own labour force rather than hired through a contractor, such as building workers employed by a local authority
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direct labour

nmanodopera diretta
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The traditional treatment, on the other hand, did not highlight this distinction because it assumed that direct labor was piece-rate, and, hence, the cost of resources available was automatically equal to the cost of resources used.
During each month of 1988, MDT made a record of the monthly total of direct labor dollars and actual overhead costs in dollars.
Jupiter is a typical manufacturing company, with approximately 60% of its product costs in direct materials, 10% in direct labor and 30% in overhead.
In the past, system X was a good buy if you could eliminate enough direct labor in the process to pay for it.
For instance, overhead might be closely related to machine hours used, material cost or direct labor and could be expressed as "$5 per machine hour.
The direct labor billing multiple remained high, butO The direct labor billing multiple is a measurement of project profitability.
Market orders for the management of by products other than sludge from wastewater systems direct labor.
Profit is the remaining earnings after overhead and direct labor expenses are paid.
We calculated Bob's direct labor variances in a new Cost Variances tab that we added to our Master Budget spreadsheet.
Also used to, reduce direct labor input in the new cell is a self-designed monorail system that carries each casting from shakeout through cooling to cleaning.
We now track product cost by measuring the cost drivers rather than by allocating volume-based relationships such as direct labor hours.
This criterion is most useful for variable costs like direct labor in an accounting or a law firm.