Wage & Hour Law 2018: Classifications, Overtime & the New DOL Changes
"The number of small businesses facing overtime lawsuits has exploded."
– Fortune magazine
Misclassified employees … unpaid off-the-clock work … overtime mistakes … is your company vulnerable?
More than 70% of employers are currently violating the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) in one way or another, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. It's best to identify your mistakes BEFORE a government agency or employee lawsuit does it for you!
On Thursday, March 8, discover if you're at risk – and what to do about it – with our updated webinar, Wage & Hour Law 2018. Attorney Anniken Davenport, who literally wrote the book on wage-and-hour compliance, offers practical, step-by-step compliance advice for your organization.
Wage-and-hour law is facing some of its biggest changes in a generation.
While President Trump's DOL will likely be less aggressive when it comes to FLSA enforcement, wage-and-hour violations are actually expected to INCREASE in the coming years. The reason: More employees will bring their pay complaints to private attorneys, and state agencies will be stepping up their enforcement.
Plus, what's happening with the big federal changes to overtime law? Obama's proposed doubling of the salary threshold to over $47,000 didn't happen. But the Trump DOL has restarted the overhaul effort, and these changes could be the most complicated and far-ranging yet.
Learn how to master the ins and outs of complex wage-and-hour laws. You'll discover:
- How to correctly classify employees as either nonexempt (eligible for overtime) or exempt (not eligible). We walk you through how to classify employees accurately and with minimal stress.
- When you must pay hourly workers for travel time, on-call hours, meal breaks and training periods.
- The Trump DOL is considering new regulations that set OT salary thresholds based on geography and industry. How will that work?
- How to control after-hours work in the era of smartphones and email.
- Whether now is a good time to restructure your incentive bonus payments.
- Why you should review your telecommute rules – especially if you've recently converted exempt employees to hourly.
- What to do if DOL or ICE agents show up and demand your pay records.
- When the law allows you to dock the pay of salaried employees.
- The single most effective way to discipline employees who work unauthorized overtime.
- What to do if you've been misclassifying employees as exempt and need to fix the problem.
- What the Trump administration is planning when it comes to FLSA changes and wage-and-hour enforcement.
- How the new tax law may complicate independent contractor agreements.
Plus, you'll be able to ask your specific pay-related question to a true expert in wage-and-hour law.
Please join us at this empowering event so you can find (and defuse) your payroll mistakes before they trigger a lawsuit or government investigation.
Pat DiDomenico, Editorial Director
P.S. Early Registration Bonus. The first 50 people who register for Wage & Hour Law 2018 will receive our Special Report, Exempt or Nonexempt? How to Make the Call and Avoid FLSA Overtime Lawsuits. This 22-page executive summary and self-audit checklist will allow you to make the Exempt or Nonexempt decision in total confidence.
P.P.S. Extra Added Bonus. You'll also receive one month of Premium Plus Online – our comprehensive electronic information service. Premium Plus Online features more than 10,000 HR articles, online compliance self-audits, over 100 forms and checklists, plus Ask the Attorney (responses to your employment law questions). So that you continue to benefit from Premium Plus, we'll continue your access automatically for just $99 per quarter, unless you tell us "no, thanks" – your choice.
P.P.P.S. We promise you'll be satisfied. If Wage & Hour Law 2018 fails to meet your needs in any way, we will refund 100% of your tuition – no hassles, no questions asked. Your conference materials, early registration bonus and members-only website access are all yours to keep.
CD Recording & Download: $197
Webinar, CD Recording & Download: $297
Since this is a webinar, you and your entire staff can attend in the comfort of your office or conference room for one low price! You may include as many people as you wish while listening on a single phone line or computer. Contact us for multi-site discounts.
About Your Speaker:
Anniken Davenport is a noted employment law attorney and the editor of the HR Specialist state employment law newsletter series. She has authored several books, including Bullet-Proof Your Employee Handbook and Overtime & Other Tricky Pay Issues, published by HR Specialist. She is the co-author of the upcoming Labor & Employment Law for the 21st Century by Prentice Hall. Anniken has served as a professor at Penn State University, where she taught business law and HR management, and she directed the Legal Studies Program at Wilson College. Her legal career includes representing government units in discrimination and other employment law cases and representing school districts in labor negotiations.
Early Registration Bonus:
The first 50 people to register will receive our Special Report, Exempt or Nonexempt? How to Make the Call and Avoid FLSA Overtime Lawsuits. This 22-page Executive Summary offers advice on FLSA compliance and includes a self-audit checklist that will allow you to make the Exempt or Nonexempt decision using the current exemption rules.
Extra Added Bonus:
You'll also receive one month of members-only access to Premium Plus Online – our comprehensive electronic information service at TheHRSpecialist.com. Premium Plus Online features online compliance self-audits, over 100 forms and checklists, plus Ask the Attorney (responses to your employment law questions). So that you continue to benefit from Premium Plus, we'll continue your access automatically for just $99 per quarter, unless you tell us "no, thanks" – your choice.
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