Re: employment law, overtime

Subject: Re: employment law, overtime
From: Jay Maechtlen <techwriter -at- covad -dot- net>
To: Dori Green <dgreen -at- associatedbrands -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2008 09:49:52 -0800

Dori Green wrote:
> It often depends on hourly versus salaried status. Salaried workers are
> "exempt". I checked with my labor office (New York) -- this _does_ mean
> "exempt from labor law"!
>
> Thank goodness, my current employer does not abuse this. I have had
> employers who did, and I voted with my feet.
>
> Dori Green
>
>

In California, at least, the 'exempt' status can't simply be decided by
the employer.

It is defined by statute according to well-defined characteristics of
the job activities and responsibilities.
A number of major employers are learning this- I don't know if the HR
folks weren't paying attention, or the slavedrivers/ managers weren't
listening to HR.
cheers
Jay


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