Exxon Mobile’s Discriminatory Hiring Policies

July 3, 2013 Legal Team
Two nearly identical resumes were recently submitted to Exxon Mobile's HR hub located in the state of Texas to “test” the companies purportedly non-discriminatory hiring policies.  The gay rights group known as Freedom to Work submitted these two fictional resumes, with only slight differences between the two: one applicant's resume demonstrated that she was...
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If You’re Not Salaried, You’re Not Exempt

July 1, 2013 Legal Team
Although most of the focus in determining whether an employee is exempt from the requirements of overtime and meal and rest periods is usually focused on the duties the employee performs, California's Sixth Appellate District recently reminded us that there is another, equally important factor to consider.  To be “exempt,” an employee must be...
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