Fire Officers and Overtime: Emmons v. Chesapeake

In this episode of Fire Law VLOG, Curt and Bill Maccarone discuss the recent decision by the US Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals in the case of Emmons v. City of Chesapeake on the issue of whether battalion chiefs are eligible for overtime, or if they are exempt executives. Spoiler alert: if you are a BC you will not like the decision.

For more on the Emmons decision, including links to the BCs original complaint, the lower court ruling and the 4th Circuits’ concurrence, click here.

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