Post-Brinker Meal and Rest Period Issues - Part 2: Exempt Issues

Event Details

On April 12, 2012, the California Supreme Court filed its long awaited opinion in Brinker Restaurant Corporation v. Superior Court, finding that every non-exempt employee has the right to an uninterrupted 30 minute meal period, and that employers do not have to ensure that they take them. Now, what must you do as a California employer to be in compliance with the new laws? During part two of this two-part Members Only Webinar, Brian Dixon of Littler Mendelson, will discuss exempt issues as they relate to:

Overtime Exemptions as Applied in the Lodging Industry

Executive – elements of the exemption are explained – typical Assistant Housekeeper and night manager jobs described, analysis of same as to whether exempt or not

Administrative – elements of the exemption are explained – typical Assistant Controller job described, analysis of same as to whether exempt or not

Learned Professional and Creative Professional – elements of the exemptions are explained and sous chef is used as an example for analysis purposes

Computer Professional – elements of the exemption are explained and one-person IT department is analyzed

Outside Sales – elements of the exemption are explained and Catering Manager is used as an example for analysis
 

 

Click here for information about part one of this webinar.

Speaker Bios: 

Brian Dixon has been a shareholder in the Littler Mendelson San Francisco office since 1984 and is the co-chair of the Wage and Hour Practice Group. He has authored compensation guides for many industry associations including the California Trucking Association, the California Association of Children’s Homes, and the California Hotel and Lodging Association. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from University of Rochester, and his Juris Doctorate from Stanford Universty.

Laura E. Hayward advises and represents a wide variety of employers in employment law matters in state and federal courts and before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Department of Fair Employment and Housing, and the Division of Labor Standards Enforcement. Prior to joining Littler Mendelson in 2005, Laura worked for a top ranked international firm, specializing in employment and trademark litigation, and class action defense. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Stanford University and her Juris Doctorate from Georgetown University Law Center.