Why is the FLSA Overtime Premium Rate Different than the Overtime Base Rate when no Additional Earnings are Present?
Last updated on JUNE 12, 2017
Applies to:Oracle HRMS (US) - Version 220.127.116.11 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Why is the OT Hour Base Rate is calculated to a different figure than the OT Hour Half Rate if the employee does not have any additional FLSA Earnings?
Due to rounding, the calculated earnings are a penny different between the different rates.
Employee's Hourly Rate of Pay = 16.31701
Base = 16.31701 x .5 = 8.158505
Half = 16.31735 x .5 = 8.158675
Hours = 10.5
10.5 x 8.158505 = 85.664302
10.5 x 8.158675 = 85.666087
85.664302 rounds to 85.66
85.666087 rounds to 85.67
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