Calif. Panel OKs Bill To Keep OT Out Of Fixed Salaries

Law360, San Diego (April 18, 2012, 9:54 PM EDT) -- A California Assembly panel, seeking to overturn a California appeals court ruling that weakened state overtime laws, on Wednesday passed a bill excluding overtime hours from fixed salaries for nonexempt workers, regardless of any private employee agreement saying otherwise.

A.B. 2103, introduced by Assemblyman Tom Ammiano, D-San Francisco, drew bipartisan support from the Labor and Employment Committee and now heads to the Assembly Appropriations Committee. The measure came in response to a February 2011 decision by the Second Appellate District, which sided with employer Dolores Press...
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