Published: November, 2021
Employment law in California can be steeped in myth among the general public, especially when it comes to how employees should be compensated for overtime. As a consequence, not everyone is fully aware of their right to earn overtime. Some may even believe incorrect myths about it to the extent that they are owed unpaid overtime compensation and aren’t even aware of it.
There are so many myths and misconceptions about overtime wages in California, and it is time to set the record straight with the help of this CPE course by Cynthia Flynn.
A high salary doesn’t automatically make an employee exempt in California, and neither does a fancy job title. California and federal rules on classifying an employee as exempt are complicated and often misunderstood. But this doesn’t change that an employee's status as either exempt or non-exempt is a critical issue for employers. One that employers must get right to avoid significant liability.
In this CPE webinar, we will review the general rules for classifying employees, both at the federal level as well as in California. In addition, we will provide an overview of certain requirements that apply specifically to exempt employees in California.
Classification mistakes are highly litigated and extremely costly for employers, because an incorrectly classified employee may be owed back-pay nightmare, interest, penalties for failing to pay all wages/overtime as well as payment of attorney fees in pursuing the claim.
In this practical CPE course, we will be discussing the details of exempt and non-exempt employees and how each classification may impact you and your organization in California State by covering the following major topics as per California state policy:
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Founder, Hackler Flynn & Associates
Cynthia Hackler Flynn is the founder and managing partner of Hackler Flynn & Associates, a Southern California based employment defense law firm. Since starting her practice, she has grown the firm to a team of 9, with each attorney having over a decade of experience. The law firm’s focus is employment law where their mission is to protect and defend entrepreneurs and business owners. Cynthia has been voted as a Super Lawyer every year since 2017 and for the last 3 years, has been named as a Pasadena Top Attorney.
We play a significant role in protecting and defending the backbone of our society - business owners.
Cynthia Hackler Flynn, Esq. is the founder and managing partner of Hackler Flynn & Associates, a boutique law firm in Greater Los Angeles that focuses on employment law, business litigation and corporate work. Our core focus is to help commercial businesses defend and protect against employment lawsuits.
What makes us unique:
As a woman-owned law firm, we are a certified Woman Business Enterprise (WBE) and Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB). We work around our clients’ busy schedules and make it as convenient as possible for you to meet with us, either through virtual meetings, conference calls or in-person meetings. Our attorneys offer clear guidance that fully prepares you for all possible outcomes, while also addressing your expectations. In addition to addressing the issues at hand, we also provide a global or long-term perspective that helps you prepare for any changes your businesses might encounter.
In addition to providing expertise in these areas of law, we pride ourselves at being a resource for many of clients’ professional service needs (i.e. CPAs, wealth advisors, bankers, attorneys in other fields, insurance, etc.) through our professional memberships.
Our goal at Hackler Flynn & Associates is to help you thrive in business with the confidence of knowing that we are looking out for you. Our seven attorneys are always ready to take your calls, as we believe personal attention to our clients’ needs is one of the things that truly set us up apart from other law firms serving Southern California.
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