Non-Exempt

02 Apr Proving overtime claims when there has been inadequate record-keeping

California law requires employers to keep and maintain records on the hours that their non-exempt employees work. If they fail to do so, they can be liable for penalties under the California labor code. In addition, if the employer is being sued for failure to pay overtime, for instance, and they don’t have records, then the court will allow the employee who is suing to estimate the amount of overtime they have worked and take that into consideration in determining how much the employee is entitled to recover. If you believe that your employer has failed to pay you overtime that you have earned, contact an employment lawyer today at the Khadder Law Firm for a free initial consultation....

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02 Mar Types of Employment Classification

There are three different types of employment classifications. Two of them fall within the employee classification and then the other one falls into the independent contractor classification. For now, let’s focus on the two classifications that fall under employee classification: Exempt and nonexempt employees. An exempt employee is an employee that is considered to be exempt from minimum wage and overtime requirements, whereas a non-exempt employee is covered or protected by the minimum wage and overtime pay requirements in the California labor code. If you have question about how your employer has classified you, contact an employment lawyer today at the Khadder Law Firm for a free initial consultation....

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