Navigating the Fair Labor Standards Act: Minimizing Your Company’s Liability

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Live Webinar | CEU Approved

  • 60 minutes

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), commonly referred to as the Wage and Hour Act, was passed in 1938 and since then has been amended many times. The major provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act are concerned with minimum wage rates and overtime payments, child labor, and equal rights. The US Department of Labor, Wage & Hour Division, oversees Federal labor laws. Additionally, State’s Department of Labor administers state labor laws.

In this webinar expert speaker Diane L. Dee, explain what is “time worked”, exempt versus non-exempt status and how to calculate your employees' overtime correctly so to avoid these costly suits.

Session Highlights:

  • An overview of FLSA regulations (minimum wage, overtime pay, recordkeeping and child labor standards

  • Determining who is and isn’t covered under FLSA

  • FLSA terminology defined: exempt, non-exempt, classifications, safe harbor, etc

  • Understanding how the Department of Labor enforcement looks for FLSA violations

  • Consequences of violating FLSA regulations: audits, penalties, class action lawsuits and more

  • Understanding exempt vs. non-exempt criteria testing and classifications

  • Guidelines for correctly determining total compensation levels when dealing with salary, commission, and bonuses

  • The “safe harbor” provision

Why You Should Attend:

This webinar will assist attendees by laying the groundwork for determining whether your employees are correctly classified as exempt or non-exempt, how to utilize best practices to ensure FLSA compliance and the consequences of violating FLSA regulations.

Who Should Attend:

  • Senior Management

  • Human Resource Professionals

  • Payroll Professionals

  • Line Managers & Supervisors

  • Compliance Professionals

  • Operations Managers

*You may ask your Question directly to our expert during the Q&A session.

** You can buy On-Demand and view it as per your convenience.

Diane L. Dee

Diane L. Dee

Diane L. Dee, President of Advantage HR Consulting, LLC has over 25 years of experience in the Human Resources arena. Diane’s background includes experience in Human Resources consulting and administration in corporate, government, consulting and pro bono environments. Diane founded Advantage HR Consulting, LLC in early 2016.

Under Diane’s leadership, Advantage HR provides comprehensive, cost-effective Human Resources solutions for small to mid-sized firms in the greater Chicagoland area. Additionally, Diane conducts webinars on a wide-variety of HR topics for various compliance training firms across the country.

Diane is a member of the National Association of Women Business Owners and the Society for Human Resource Management. Additionally, Diane performs pro bono work through the Taproot Foundation assisting non-profit clients by integrating their Human Resources goals with their corporate strategies.

Diane holds a Master Certificate in Human Resources from Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations and has attained SPHR, SHRM-SCP, sHRBP and HRPM® certification.

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