Law360 published an article written by Shlomo Katz titled "When Does An Entry-Level Employee Become Exempt?" 

From the article:

With September winding down, many of the recent classes of graduates have already begun their new jobs. Many of these graduates — some with bachelor’s degrees, some with more advanced degrees, and some with only professional certifications — have taken on positions that may qualify them for exemption from the minimum wage and overtime requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act. But when does a new employee qualify for exemption? Can he or she be exempt on day one? Is there a minimum level of performance necessary to qualify for exemption? This article will examine the first two of those questions. The third question will be addressed in a future article.

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