Exempt Employees Vs. Nonexempt Employees

In California, all employees — even salaried workers — are legally entitled to overtime pay unless they are "exempt" employees. Exempt employees include professionals, executives, administrative employees and managers.

Many employers "promote" their employees to managerial positions to avoid paying overtime. If you feel like you've been misclassified as "exempt" from overtime, we can help.

At English Lloyd & Armenta, in Rancho Mirage, we represent workers. For more than 30 years, our attorneys have been helping employees throughout the Coachella Valley stand up for their rights and get the overtime pay they have earned.

Am I A Manager?

Wage and hour disputes often arise when employees believe they have been misclassified as "exempt" employees. It can be complicated to determine which employees should be characterized as "managers" and exempt from overtime and those who are simply employees. Many employees perform managerial tasks and many managers perform the daily tasks as other employees.

Exempt employees vs. nonexempt employees: If you spend half of your workday doing the same types of tasks as regular "employees" or those who should be your subordinates, you are likely entitled to overtime.

Because this determination is often fact-specific, it is important to meet with lawyers who will take the time to closely evaluate your situation. At English Lloyd & Armenta, we work closely with you to review your work tasks and determine if you should be paid overtime.

We are not a mill practice. Instead, we take the time to get to know our clients. Our attorneys are dedicated to you and your case.

We Take Your Claim Seriously

When you hire English Lloyd & Armenta, you are letting your employer know you are serious about your case. Our attorneys are aggressive in the courtroom and at the bargaining table. We use every available legal tool to get our clients the wages they are owed.

If you think you may be misclassified as an exempt employee and are being denied rightful overtime wages, contact our firm. We will meet with you for free to review your situation and advise you of your legal rights. You have nothing to lose by calling us. Schedule your free consultation today by calling 760-895-1580. Se habla español.