labor burden


An aggregate cost consisting of all indirect labor costs incidental to operations. also called indirect labor.

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The labor burden of Frank's sauerkraut business was becoming so great that he thought he might have to lay off several workers and transition to machines only.

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While they were able to project the direct labor costs associated with the project, the hardest part was understanding the true labor burden the project would have.

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Every year when evaluating payroll taxes and benefits such as 401Ks, ESPPs, fitness reimbursements and more, businesses are determining the labor burden of each employee, which is often exceeds hourly wage by 50% or more.

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