Wage-and-hour requirements cannot be avoided by classifying an alien who has not yet received his work visa as a "trainee" where the company derives benefits from his efforts. In determining whether an employee is salaried, as opposed to hourly, nonmonetary benefits may not be considered in determining if recompense is at the minimum level for salaried employees.
Kao v. Joy Holiday - filed June 15, 2017, First District, Div. Three
Cite as 2017 S.O.S. 3108