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I am an exempt employee in California. I left early one day

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I am an exempt employee in California. I left early one day for a doctor's appointment and I was docked two hours against my sick pay. I thought this violated the Fair Labor Standards Act, but they allege that California and San Francisco law supersede this. True?
JA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?
Customer: At will
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Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Employment Law
Expert:  Phillips Esq. replied 1 month ago.

Hello: This isCustomer Welcome to JustAnswer! I am reviewing your post, and I will post my response very shortly. Thank you for your patience.

Expert:  Phillips Esq. replied 1 month ago.

I thought this violated the Fair Labor Standards Act,

Response 1: Yes, it does. You can file complaint with California Department of Industrial Relations or U.S. Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division.

but they allege that California and San Francisco law supersede this. True?

Response 2: That is not true. The federal law supersedes state laws where federal law offers more protection for workers.

Best wishes,