Calif. Assembly Passes Bill To Cut OT From Fixed Salaries

Law360, New York (May 8, 2012, 7:17 PM EDT) -- The California State Assembly on Monday passed a bill aimed at undoing a state appeals court decision by excluding overtime hours from fixed salaries for nonexempt workers, even if they signed a private employment deal covering all wages.

The Assembly passed A.B. 2103 — which would require that a fixed salary payment to a nonexempt employee include only regular hours, not overtime hours, even if the employee entered a contract with a company to the contrary — by a vote of 51-24.

The legislation was then...
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