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MEASURED DAY WORK (MDW) Definition & Legal Meaning

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As an alternative to incentive payment or pay-for-results schemes, production standard or quota is used. In return for quantity and quality workers receive a regular, guaranteed pay rate. It is based on measured work and equipment capabilities. Output exceeding the standards is rewarded with a bonus, while output falling below the required standards is paid pro rata.


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