Video: Professional Exemption from Overtime Explained

by Kara Shea, Butler Snow

The professional exemption is one of the ‘white collar’ employee exemptions from overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). In this video, Kara Shea, an attorney with Butler Snow, explains the criteria for meeting the professional exemption at the recent Advanced Employment Issues Symposium (AEIS)

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  • Joel Fader

    Concise and to the point. Overtime pay claims are rapidly increasing in Maryland. This short lecture offers information that makes the explanation of this area of law to potential easy to understand. Good work

  • Betty

    Speaker needed to talk into the microphone. Her voice faded in and out a lot making her a bit difficult to understand at times. Would like copy of the transcript if available.

  • Teresa Chandler

    The video was not closed captioned for the hearing impaired. I have a Deaf employee that works in my HR Department. This inclusion would be helpful for any future videos that you send out.