Kris Dunn says HEY BIG COMPANY: Are Your Management Trainees Bristling At Being Salaried Employees?

Ah yes… The time honored tradition of the management trainee position.  You know it, you love it. You recognize the value.

But are you legal when it comes to classifying those trainees as exempt?

Sigh – I know.

Someday my boys are going to grow up and they may land in a management training program right out of school.  If they even so much as give a peep about not getting comped appropriately for the work they’re doing as grunts, you know I’m going to tell them ST_U and do the job.  Because you and I know that’s the way the world works.

They have access to a program.  The best way to get ahead is to work hard and get promoted 5 times before you’re 30.  That’s what the ballers do.

Of course, most of your management trainees aren’t ballers -and that’s where most of the lawsuits about management trainees not getting hourly pay get started.  Burger King recently experienced this with their class of Management Trainees – More from the always sexy TopClassActions.com:

Read the whole post over at Kris Dunn’s The HR Capitalist (an FOT contributor blog).

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