Which Employees Are Considered “Exempt?”
The United States has laws (including the Fair Labor Standards Act) which protect employees from being forced to work extra hours without additional pay. Some workers are considered “exempt” from these laws, because they are already adequately compensated in the event that they must work additional hours. To be considered exempt, an employee must be described as one of the following:
These are only general guides for exemption, and discussing your status with an experienced attorney may help you determine if you have been unfairly denied compensation.
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