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> Richard Combs wrote (in part):
> > I think I agree, except that you've reversed exempt and non-exempt.
> > Exempt means "exempt from the wage-hour laws," so it's the salaried
> > workers that are exempt; hourly workers are non-exempt.
> Well not exactly. Lauren is referring to the exemption from overtime
> that applies to highly paid hourly employees, who are commonly
> to as non-exempt employees. What she is saying is that tech writers
> are excepted from the overtime exemption for highly paid non-exempt
> employees. Clear as mud, just like the labor laws themselves.
I suppose they'll eventually add an exclusion to the exception to the
exemption for the non-exempt. ;-)
Richard G. Combs
Senior Technical Writer
richardDOTcombs AT polycomDOTcom
rgcombs AT gmailDOTcom
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