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If the store manager is paid hourly, then yes, the store manager is entitled to overtime. But if the store manager is salaried with exempt status, then the store manager is not entitled to overtime.
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I believe that you're thinking of the three tests:
To be exempt an employee must (a) be paid at least $23,600 per year ($455 per week), and (b) be paid on a salary basis, and also (c) perform exempt job duties.
But all three must be present, not just one. The third test is probably the one that needs to be most closely examined. A store manager's duties could fit the description of exempt duties:
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