Calif. Panel Approves Bill To Exclude OT From Fixed Salaries

Law360, San Diego (June 13, 2012, 10:33 PM EDT) -- A California committee on Wednesday passed legislation seeking to overturn a state appeals court's decision allowing for overtime hours to be included in fixed salary agreements between nonexempt workers and employers — a ruling bill supporters claim has mucked up state labor law.

The Senate Labor and Industrial Relations Committee voted 5-1 in favor of A.B. 2103, which would restrict a fixed salary payment to a nonexempt employee to include only regular hours, not overtime hours, even if the employee signed a private employment deal covering...
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