People you may not have known were exempt.
Certain commissioned employees working in retail jobs.
Car, boat, truck, trailer or aircraft salesworkers, or parts-clerks and mechanics who service cars and trucks and who are employed by non-manufacturing establishments primarily engaged in selling these items to ultimate purchasers.
Employees of railroads and air carriers, cab drivers, and certain local delivery employees.
Announcers, news editors, and others at certain non-metropolitan broadcasting stations.
Domestic-service workers living in the employer’s residence.
Motion-picture theater employees.
Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Washington, D.C, August 1998. Contact your state labor department for more information.