Friday, November 24, 2006
IBM didn't get away with trying to exempt 32,000 "Technical Services Professional and Information Technology Specialists." It cost them a lump sum of $65M – they still win – they earned interest while workers waited to be reimbursed.
If you wonder whether the job you're doing is considered management—exempt from overtime, or labor—hourly waged and overtime eligible, read the guidelines the National Labor Relations Board has developed.
Don't get ripped off by the hand that needs you.