Exemptions Articles and Information

Minimum salary requirement for California computer/software ­professionals

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What is the minimum salary requirement under the California computer/software ­related professional exemption? California Labor Code §515.5  provides that certain computer software employees are exempt from the requirement that an overtime rate of compensation be paid pursuant to Labor Code §510 if certain criteria are met. One of the required criteria is that the employee’s hourly […]

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Stover Candies employees sue for overtime!

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Here is another example of an employer allegedly mis-classifying employees and not paying them overtime hours correctly. Employees should always be aware of their ‘status’ with their employer, and makes sure they are being classified correctly, and paid correctly! Employees for Russell Stover Candies Inc. filed a federal wage-and-hour lawsuit against the company, saying they […]

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Seasonal and Recreational Establishments

Section 13(a)(3) Exemption for Seasonal Amusement or Recreational Establishments Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) The FLSA requires that most employees in the United States be paid at least the federal minimum wage and overtime pay at time and one-half the regular rate of pay after 40 hours in a workweek. In addition, the […]

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Farmworkers

Agricultural Employers Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) This fact sheet provides general information concerning the application of the FLSA to agricultural employment. The FLSA is the federal law which sets minimum wage, overtime, recordkeeping, and child labor standards. Agriculture includes farming in all its branches when performed by a farmer or on a […]

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Drivers, Driver’s Helpers, Loaders and Mechanics

The Motor Carrier Exemption under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Section 13(b)(1) of the FLSA provides an overtime exemption for employees who are within the authority of the Secretary of Transportation to establish qualifications and maximum hours of service pursuant to Section 204 of the Motor Carrier Act of 1935, except those employees covered […]

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