Calif. Nixes Overtime For Some Skilled Tech Workers

Law360, New York (October 3, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The state of California passed a law this week that eliminates hourly overtime pay for computer professionals who earn a salary of at least $75,000 per year.

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed Assembly Bill 10 into law on Monday, creating an overtime exemption for computer company employees in the state who are engaged in “intellectual or creative” work, including systems analysis, programming or software engineering. The new regulations went into effect immediately.

The bill sets a pay rate for the exemption of at least $36 per hour,...
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