Calif.'s New Overtime Law For Computer Professionals

Law360, New York (October 8, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- On Sept. 30, 2008, California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed into law urgency legislation amending the overtime exemption requirements for computer professionals in Section 515.5 of the Labor Code.

The changes to Section 515.5 expand the existing exemption to certain employees in the computer field making not less than $75,000 in salary per year and at least $6,250 per month.

Under the new version of the statute, a computer professional that meets the criteria for the exemption and is paid $75,000 or more in salary generally will...
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