The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): Ensuring Compliance with Wage & Hour Legislation in 2022

On Demand | CEU Approved

  • 75 minutes

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), commonly referred to as the Wage and Hour Act was passed by Congress in1938 and since has been amended many times. The major provisions of the Act are concerned with employee exempt/non-exempt status, minimum wage rates, overtime payments, child labor, and equal pay.

Civil lawsuits for Wage and hour violations are always a threat to businesses.  Violations of the FLSA can result in astronomical financial judgements against employers. By understanding the provisions of the FLSA, you can ensure your organization’s compliance and protect your company from major financial consequences.

Session Highlights:

  • Background information on the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Provisions of the Act
  • Three tests used to determine if an employee is exempt from the FLSA
  • Changes in 2020 that affected tipped employees & retention of tips, changes to the salary threshold,
  • Upcoming changes to the Federal contractor minimum wage regulations in 2022
  • Employee relationships contractual relationships for FLSA purposes
  • Six exemptions under the FLSA
  • Computing overtime pay
  • Timeliness of overtime payments
  • Treatment of meal breaks, travel, training, on-call time and outside sales under the FLSA
  • Minimum wage requirements
  • Equal pay provisions under FLSA
  • Child labor laws
  • Importance of accurate record-keeping
  • Posting requirements
Why You Should Attend?

Is your organization in compliance with the U.S. Department of Labor’s federal overtime pay requirements? Are you 100% sure?  Employers need to know the facts and understand their options!

This webinar will provide a comprehensive understanding of the provisions of the FLSA, will lay the groundwork for determining whether your employees are properly classified as Exempt or Non-Exempt and will assist you in ensuring wage and hour laws are being followed properly in your organization.  Additionally, participants will learn the proper calculation of overtime pay, gain an understanding of what is considered hours worked, what to do when state and federal laws differ when employees must be compensated for training, travel time, meal breaks, and on-call status.

Who Should Attend?

  • Senior management
  • HR Managers & Generalists
  • Managers & Supervisors
  • Compensation & Payroll Professionals
  • Operations Professionals
  • Employees

*You may ask your Question directly to our expert during the Q&A session.
** You can buy On-Demand and view it at 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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