The Difficulty With Classifying Employees As Exempt

By Camilo Echavarria and Beatrice Nuñez-Bellamy (August 29, 2017, 11:32 AM EDT) -- The Ninth Circuit in McKeen Chaplin v. Provident Savings Bank recently held that mortgage underwriters who worked for Provident Savings Bank were not "administrative employees," and thus did not qualify for exemption from the overtime protections of the Fair Labor Standards Act.[1] In doing so, the court deepened a split among the circuits on this issue....

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