In California, employers typically must pay “daily overtime” to non-exempt employees at a rate of one and one-half times their regular rates of pay when they work more than eight hours in a day. In a new decision, the California Court of Appeal has just confirmed an important exemption to “daily overtime” for employees covered by collective bargaining agreements.
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By Michael Kun, Regina Musolino and Aaron Olsen

Since the Supreme Court’s historic ruling in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes, attorneys have debated the scope and impact of the decision.  Not surprisingly, plaintiffs’ counsel have argued that the decision was limited to its facts, or to discrimination cases, or to cases involving nationwide