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  • Robert Nuddleman Discusses California’s Administrative Exemption

    I am excited to be sharing the stage today with Richard Schramm of Employment Rights Attorneys and Ray Hixson of Hixson Nagatani, LLP as we discuss the administrative exemption under California’s overtime laws.  This is the first in a serious of discussions regarding wage and hour laws in California for the Santa Clara County Bar Association’s Labor & Employment Law Section.

    The purpose of the Wage & Hour Roundtable is to have an open discussion with practitioners to help each other understand complex wage and hour issues.  In this Roundtable, we will discuss California’s administrative exemption.  Attendees will receive practical information from experienced wage and hour attorneys and tools to help attorneys understand the administrative exemption.

    The administrative exemption under California wage and hour law is one of the most frequently misunderstood and misapplied exemptions.  Which duties are exempt?  To what extent can employers rely on federal regulations?  What if an employee is performing exempt duties at the same time they are performing non-exempt duties?  What role does the employer’s job description play in the analysis? Of special importance in Silicon Valley, when may an employer rely upon the administrative exemption in lieu of the software professional exemption (with its higher salary requirement) for software-related jobs? Recent court decisions try to clarify the issues, but oftentimes create confusing and sometimes conflicting results.

    The Roundtable is FREE!  Bring your lunch, your questions and your experiences as we delve into this oft misunderstood issue.

    You can register for the event at the SCCBA’s website.

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    Original article by Robert E. Nuddleman, former associate of The Law Office of Phillip J. Griego.
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