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Measuring Quality and Quantity When Determining the Commensurate Wage for Hourly Paid Employees Under FLSA Section 14(c)
Employers of workers with disabilities who receive special minimum wages on an hourly basis must periodically evaluate the on-the-job productivityin terms of quantity of production and quality of productionof each worker with a disability.
Both the minimum acceptable standards for quantityhow much work must be done within a predetermined time periodand qualityhow well the work must be performedmust be fully described before the standard is set. The following are two of the more common methods that employers can use to ensure that they take both quantity and quality of work into consideration when computing hourly commensurate wages:
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