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Live Webinar on Wage & Hour Compliance: Intricacies of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)

OVERVIEW

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), commonly referred to as the Wages and Hours Act, is considered to be an employee protection act. This Act was passed in 1938. Since then, the FLSA has been amended many times. The major provisions of the Act are concerned with Federal minimum wage rates, overtime payments, child labor, equal pay, and recordkeeping.

The US Department of Labor, Wage & Hour Division, oversees federal labor laws. Additionally, State DOLs administer state labor laws. Failure to comply with FLSA rules and regulations may result in the employer paying the employee back wages, damages, penalties, attorney fees and court costs, plus the prospect of civil and criminal penalties from federal and/or state governments. Therefore, Wage & Hour compliance is of the utmost importance.

WHY SHOULD YOU ATTEND

Civil lawsuits for violating FLSA rules and regulations are always a threat to businesses.  Violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) can result in astronomical financial judgments against employers, lawsuits, criminal charges, and/or being debarred from being awarded Federal contracts for a period of three years.  By understanding the provisions of the FLSA, you can protect your company from major financial consequences.

AREAS COVERED

  • Provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act
  • The three tests used to determine exempt employees 
  • The six exemptions under the FLSA
  • Federal vs. state minimum wage laws
  • Calculating overtime pay
  • Timeliness of overtime payments
  • Treatment of meal breaks, travel, training, on-call time and outside sales under the FLSA
  • Proper handling of termination pay checks
  • Minimum wage requirements
  • Equal Pay
  • Child Labor
  • Importance of keeping accurate records in the workplace
  • Posting requirements
  • The cost of non-compliance
  • Anticipated future changes to FLSA

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

This webinar will provide a comprehensive understanding of the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). You will learn how to properly calculate overtime pay and become familiar with the 3 tests used to determine exempt employees. Participants will gain an understanding of what constitutes hours worked, what are federal vs. state minimum wage laws, how final pay checks need to be handled, and when employees must be compensated for training, travel time, meal breaks, and on-call status. Terminology used throughout the Act will be explained. Additionally, each of the FLSA exemptions will be discussed in detail. 
Participation in this webinar will assist you in ensuring wage and hour laws are being followed properly and consistently in your organization.

WHO WILL BENEFIT

  • Senior Leadership
  • HR Professionals
  • Compliance Professionals
  • Operations Managers
  • Managers and Supervisors

 

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