If you’re like most people, you work hard at your job to make a living and provide for yourself and your family. No matter what industry you enter, your employer should be classify you as either an exempt or non-exempt employee. Non-exempt employees are entitled to overtime pay for time worked more than 40 hours per week, while exempt employees are paid the same amount, regardless of time worked. If you are an exempt employee in San Jose but feel you are entitled to the same benefits as a non-exempt worker, you may need an employment lawyer to get you the wages you deserve. Take a look at this infographic to learn more about employment status, and to learn why your classification matters. Please share with your friends and family.