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Case 813cv00561DOCJPR Document 307 Filed 050615 Page 1 of 61 Page ID 6626 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 O UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT CENTRAL DISTRICT

Case 813cv00561DOCJPR Document 307 Filed 050615 Page 2 of 61 Page ID 6627 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Before the Court are Plaintiffs Motion for Partia

Case 813cv00561DOCJPR Document 307 Filed 050615 Page 3 of 61 Page ID 6628 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 penalties, California Labor Code 203 and 7 civil

Case 813cv00561DOCJPR Document 307 Filed 050615 Page 4 of 61 Page ID 6629 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 1 Plaintiffs filed their Motion for Partial Summary Judgment on

Case 813cv00561DOCJPR Document 307 Filed 050615 Page 5 of 61 Page ID 6630 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 to make lending decisions. DUF 4 PR 4. BofA uses

Case 813cv00561DOCJPR Document 307 Filed 050615 Page 6 of 61 Page ID 6631 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Nicholson Dep. at 8538610. If an Appraiser regula

Case 813cv00561DOCJPR Document 307 Filed 050615 Page 7 of 61 Page ID 6632 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 22519 22610. Many Appraisers, in contrast, attest th

Case 813cv00561DOCJPR Document 307 Filed 050615 Page 8 of 61 Page ID 6633 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 neighborhood or market area in order to identify

Case 813cv00561DOCJPR Document 307 Filed 050615 Page 9 of 61 Page ID 6634 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 The parties disagree about the relative skill and

Case 813cv00561DOCJPR Document 307 Filed 050615 Page 10 of 61 Page ID 6635 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 manually reviewed by Review Appraisers or manage

Case 813cv00561DOCJPR Document 307 Filed 050615 Page 11 of 61 Page ID 6636 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 certification requirements that meet the educati

Case 813cv00561DOCJPR Document 307 Filed 050615 Page 12 of 61 Page ID 6637 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 evidence identifying the basis for the dispute. Id. Th

Case 813cv00561DOCJPR Document 307 Filed 050615 Page 13 of 61 Page ID 6638 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 employees which are exempt under the administrat

Case 813cv00561DOCJPR Document 307 Filed 050615 Page 14 of 61 Page ID 6639 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 C.F.R. 541.200 current. Wage Order 42001 Wag

Case 813cv00561DOCJPR Document 307 Filed 050615 Page 15 of 61 Page ID 6640 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Human resources employees may qualify for the ex

Case 813cv00561DOCJPR Document 307 Filed 050615 Page 16 of 61 Page ID 6641 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 continued reference to the written standards, or

Case 813cv00561DOCJPR Document 307 Filed 050615 Page 17 of 61 Page ID 6642 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 The parties dispute whether the second subpart i

Case 813cv00561DOCJPR Document 307 Filed 050615 Page 18 of 61 Page ID 6643 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 C.F.R. 541.205 2000. The California law spec

Case 813cv00561DOCJPR Document 307 Filed 050615 Page 19 of 61 Page ID 6644 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 C.F.R. 541.201 current. Therefore, in assess

Case 813cv00561DOCJPR Document 307 Filed 050615 Page 20 of 61 Page ID 6645 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Therefore, they argue this advisory and consulti

Case 813cv00561DOCJPR Document 307 Filed 050615 Page 21 of 61 Page ID 6646 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 planning, negotiating, representing the company, purchasing, promotin

Case 813cv00561DOCJPR Document 307 Filed 050615 Page 22 of 61 Page ID 6647 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 they negotiate settlements with insurance policy

Case 813cv00561DOCJPR Document 307 Filed 050615 Page 23 of 61 Page ID 6648 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 5 Reyes is distinguishable. LAS is in the business of generating apprais

Case 813cv00561DOCJPR Document 307 Filed 050615 Page 24 of 61 Page ID 6649 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 repurchasing the loan. Id. Defendants maintain that Appraisers are

Case 813cv00561DOCJPR Document 307 Filed 050615 Page 25 of 61 Page ID 6650 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 7 In the present case, LAS generates appraisals and BofA iss

Case 813cv00561DOCJPR Document 307 Filed 050615 Page 26 of 61 Page ID 6651 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 This case does not support a conclusion that App

Case 813cv00561DOCJPR Document 307 Filed 050615 Page 27 of 61 Page ID 6652 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Court concludes Appraisers work is not directly

Case 813cv00561DOCJPR Document 307 Filed 050615 Page 28 of 61 Page ID 6653 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 direction and relate to work that is of substant

Case 813cv00561DOCJPR Document 307 Filed 050615 Page 29 of 61 Page ID 6654 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 i whether the employee has authority to formula

Case 813cv00561DOCJPR Document 307 Filed 050615 Page 30 of 61 Page ID 6655 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 ii. Analysis Defendants claim that Appraisers

Case 813cv00561DOCJPR Document 307 Filed 050615 Page 31 of 61 Page ID 6656 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 In contrast, real estate appraisers are engaged

Case 813cv00561DOCJPR Document 307 Filed 050615 Page 32 of 61 Page ID 6657 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 value for every property for which they write a

Case 813cv00561DOCJPR Document 307 Filed 050615 Page 33 of 61 Page ID 6658 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 recommended settlement exceeded their establishe

Case 813cv00561DOCJPR Document 307 Filed 050615 Page 34 of 61 Page ID 6659 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 applying known standards or prescribed procedures, determ

Case 813cv00561DOCJPR Document 307 Filed 050615 Page 35 of 61 Page ID 6660 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Id. at 823. The facts in Campbell differ signifi

Case 813cv00561DOCJPR Document 307 Filed 050615 Page 36 of 61 Page ID 6661 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 1. In General Under federal law, to qualify fo

Case 813cv00561DOCJPR Document 307 Filed 050615 Page 37 of 61 Page ID 6662 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 recognized professional status as distinguished

Case 813cv00561DOCJPR Document 307 Filed 050615 Page 38 of 61 Page ID 6663 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 professional exemption. Solis v. Washington, 656

Case 813cv00561DOCJPR Document 307 Filed 050615 Page 39 of 61 Page ID 6664 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Cir. 2000, in which courts found that statelicen

Case 813cv00561DOCJPR Document 307 Filed 050615 Page 40 of 61 Page ID 6665 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Circuit reasoned if six weeks of additional trai

Case 813cv00561DOCJPR Document 307 Filed 050615 Page 41 of 61 Page ID 6666 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 9 Associates degree, successfully pass several collegiate subject matter co

Case 813cv00561DOCJPR Document 307 Filed 050615 Page 42 of 61 Page ID 6667 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 11 However, the examples cited in the regulations do not

Case 813cv00561DOCJPR Document 307 Filed 050615 Page 43 of 61 Page ID 6668 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 of exercise and e athletic training qualified fo

Case 813cv00561DOCJPR Document 307 Filed 050615 Page 44 of 61 Page ID 6669 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Finally, the requirement of extensive supervised

Case 813cv00561DOCJPR Document 307 Filed 050615 Page 45 of 61 Page ID 6670 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Defendants argue that, even if the Court does no

Case 813cv00561DOCJPR Document 307 Filed 050615 Page 46 of 61 Page ID 6671 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Valley Auth., 2007 WL 2077549, at 8 E.D. Tenn. J

Case 813cv00561DOCJPR Document 307 Filed 050615 Page 47 of 61 Page ID 6672 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 and waiting time penalties claim. Finally, it wi

Case 813cv00561DOCJPR Document 307 Filed 050615 Page 48 of 61 Page ID 6673 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Proof an employer had knowledge of employees wor

Case 813cv00561DOCJPR Document 307 Filed 050615 Page 49 of 61 Page ID 6674 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Ricaldai worked as a field investigator for the

Case 813cv00561DOCJPR Document 307 Filed 050615 Page 50 of 61 Page ID 6675 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 22572266. She also notes that her boss directed

Case 813cv00561DOCJPR Document 307 Filed 050615 Page 51 of 61 Page ID 6676 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 uninterrupted 30minute break. Further, in light

Case 813cv00561DOCJPR Document 307 Filed 050615 Page 52 of 61 Page ID 6677 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 them. Plaintiffs respond that the 2013 amendment

Case 813cv00561DOCJPR Document 307 Filed 050615 Page 53 of 61 Page ID 6678 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 b. Knowing and Intentional Second, Defendants ar

Case 813cv00561DOCJPR Document 307 Filed 050615 Page 54 of 61 Page ID 6679 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 are exempt, and on this basis do not comply with

Case 813cv00561DOCJPR Document 307 Filed 050615 Page 55 of 61 Page ID 6680 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 noted that the legal obligations imposed on empl

Case 813cv00561DOCJPR Document 307 Filed 050615 Page 56 of 61 Page ID 6681 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 In any action commenced . . . to recover unpaid

Case 813cv00561DOCJPR Document 307 Filed 050615 Page 57 of 61 Page ID 6682 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 FLSA and California wageandhour laws. Thus, Defe

Case 813cv00561DOCJPR Document 307 Filed 050615 Page 58 of 61 Page ID 6683 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 An appraiser must successfully pass an examinati

Case 813cv00561DOCJPR Document 307 Filed 050615 Page 59 of 61 Page ID 6684 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 181111839. This evidence of Mr. Nicholsons indiv

Case 813cv00561DOCJPR Document 307 Filed 050615 Page 60 of 61 Page ID 6685 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 For the reasons above, there is evidence that dr

Case 813cv00561DOCJPR Document 307 Filed 050615 Page 61 of 61 Page ID 6686 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Summary judgment is denied as to the issue of w

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