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Unformatted text preview: Factory Labor Costs Companies assign factory labor costs to jobs on the basis of time tickets prepared when the work is performed. The time ticket indicates the employee, the hours worked, the account and job to be charged, and the total labor cost. Many companies accumulate these data through the use of bar coding and scanning devices. When they start and end work, employees scan bar codes on their identification badges and bar codes associated with each job they work on. When direct labor is involved, the time ticket must indicate the job number, as shown in Illustration 15-8 . The employee's supervisor should approve all time tickets. Illustration 15-8 Time ticket The time tickets are later sent to the payroll department, which applies the employee's hourly wage rate and computes the total labor cost. Finally, the company journalizes the time tickets. It debits the rate and computes the total labor cost....
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2011 for the course ACCOUNTING ac 202 taught by Professor - during the Fall '11 term at Montgomery.
- Fall '11