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Asked Jan 15, 2019

1. Carla Maloney is a waitress who regularly receives $80 each week in tips and works 40 hours each week.

What is the minimum gross weekly pay, excluding tips, that the restaurant could pay Maloney without violating the FLSA?

2. Fall is paid a biweekly salary of $937.50. Overtime is paid for hours beyond 40 in each workweek. One week, Fall works 3 hours overtime.

What is Fall's pay for this biweekly pay period

3. Moe receives 16 cents for every unit produced. Moe produces 2,976 pieces in a 43-hour workweek. For overtime, Moe is paid a sum equal to one-half the regular hourly pay rate multiplied by the number of overtime hours.

What is Moe’s total earnings for this workweek?

4. Sam Tully works two separate jobs for Mountain Company. During the week, Job A consisted of 38 hours at $20 per hour; Job B involved 15 hours at $14 per hour.

What is Sam’s total earnings for this workweek if Mountain Company uses the average rate basis for calculating overtime?

5. James receives an annual $25,700 base salary for working a territory in Washington. A quota of $900,000 in sales has been set for that state. James receives an 8 percent commission on all sales in excess of $900,000. This year, the sales are $965,000.

What is James’ total earnings for this year?

6. Mary earns $12.30 per hour. This week she worked 44 hours and earned a production bonus of $37.10.

What is Mary’s total earnings for this workweek

Step 1

**Calculating the Sam’s total earnings for this workweek. We have,**

Total wages = Wages for Job A + Wages for Job B

Total wages = [Total hours worked x Rate per hour] for Job A + [Total hours worked x Rate per hour] for Job B

Total wages = [ 38 x $ 20 ] + [ 15 x $ 14]

Total wages = $ 760 + $ 210

Total wages = $ 920

Hourly rate = Total wages / Number of hours

Hourly rate = $ 920 / 53 = $ 17.36

Overtime hours = Total hour - standard weekly hour

Overtime hours = 53 - 40 = 13 hours

Overtime amount = 13 x 1.5 x $ 17.36 = $ 338.52

Total earnings = Total wages + Overtime amount

Total Earnings = $ 920 + $ 338.52 = $ 1,258.52

**Therefore, the total earnings for the workweek shall be $ 1,258.52**

Step 2

Calculating the James’ total earnings for this year. We have,

Total Earning = Base Salary for the year + Commission

Total Earnings = $ 25,700 + [ ( $ 965,000 - $ 900,000) x 8 % ]

Total Earnings =...

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