Header graphic for print
Wage & Hour – Developments & Highlights To Highlight Recent and Noteworthy Developments In Cases And Regulations on Wage and Hour Laws That Affect Large and Small Businesses

Tag Archives: professional

Unlicensed Law Clerks Found to Be Exempt Employees

Posted in Exemptions

Last week, a California appeals court ruled that a former law clerk who had graduated from law school but not yet passed the bar, was exempt from overtime pay as a professional employee.  The former law clerk, Matthew Zalesko-Barrett, sued Brayton Purcell LLP alleging that the law firm denied him overtime, waiting time penalties, and… Continue Reading

Collective Action Defeated Through Finding Of Exempt Status of Accountants: Glory Be The Day!

Posted in Class Actions, Exemptions

The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals court has concluded that a lower court’s dismissal of a collective action filed by accountants was legally proper on the basis that the Company did not misclassify these accountants as exempt.  In an area of wage-hour law that is rife with all manner of shades of gray, this is… Continue Reading