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EQUIVALENT LABOR Definition & Legal Meaning

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Job completion resource cost, in terms of individual laborers, based on a per-day rate of results on job work done to-date. Holidays, vacations, actual sick leave, and leave with or without pay are factored in. An equivalent labor factor (ELF) for the same duration is calculated and projected to job completion. Known also as equivalent personnel.


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