The definition of full-time hours affects employee benefits, salary calculations, and legal rights. Understanding what constitutes full-time hours is essential for both employers and employees in terms of compliance and compensation.

Practical Example of Full-Time Hours:

In a typical U.S. company, an employee working 40 hours per week is classified as a full-time employee, qualifying for benefits such as health insurance and paid time off, which might not be available to part-time employees.

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