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White Collar Exemptions: What Employers Need to Know

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Live Webinar | CEU Approved

  • 90 minutes
  • 6 Days Left
     Jun 26, 2019
  •   01:00 PM - 02:30 PM ET
    10:00 AM - 11:30 AM PT

This session will review the current regulations and the new rules proposed by the Department of labor. Both the federal Department of Labor and State Wage and Hour agencies are engaged in enforcement initiatives concerned with employee misclassification as exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act overtime requirements. Employers are often confused as to which exemptions may apply to a particular employee. The tests for exemption are the salary basis test, minimum salary requirement, and the duties tests. These tests have changed over the years and are complex and can be confusing.

In addition, there are strict record keeping requirements and salary integrity requirements to prevent disqualification of the exemption. Penalties for non-compliance can be costly.

Join this session by expert speaker Patrick A Haggerty, where he will explain how to determine whether an employee qualifies for exemption from the FLSA minimum wage and overtime requirements. How to handle certain employee absences from work, including FLSA intermittent leave, use of paid time off for part day absences, and employer actions that can lead to disqualification.

 Session Highlights: 

In this session you will learn: 

  • The differences in the various types of exemptions. 

  • Work activities that support exempt status and those that indicate nonexempt status

  • Common misconceptions about exempt status, job titles, and salary basis

  • Proper application of the federal salary basis test.

  • Employer actions that defeat exemption

  • Exceptions to the salary basis rules 

  • Why time records matter 

Why You Should Attend:

Making sure that employees are properly classified as exempt or non-exempt can be a daunting task. Misclassification of employees as exempt can be costly in terms of back pay awards for overtime compensation. This session will discuss the ways that employers can stay compliant as well as some of the ways employers have found themselves in trouble. 

Who Should Attend: 

  • Payroll Supervisors and Personnel

  • Payroll Consultants 

  • Payroll Service Providers 

  • Public Accountants

  • Internal Auditors 

  • Tax Compliance Officers

  • Enrolled Agents

  • Officers and Managers with Payroll or Tax Compliance Oversight 

  • Company / Business Owners

  • Managers/ Supervisors 

  • Public Agency Managers

  • Audit and Compliance Personnel / Risk Managers 


Advanced Preparation: None 

Program Level: Intermediate 

Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of Fair Labor Standards Act

Field of Study: Taxes


*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.

Patrick Haggerty

Patrick Haggerty

Patrick Haggerty is a tax practitioner, author, and educator. His work experience includes non-profit organization management, banking, manufacturing accounting, and tax practice. He began teaching accounting at the college level in 1988. He is licensed as an Enrolled Agent by the U. S. Treasury to represent taxpayers at all administrative levels of the IRS and is a Certified Management Accountant. He has written numerous articles and a monthly question and answer column for payroll publications. In addition, he regularly develops and presents webinars and presentations on a variety of topics including Payroll tax issues, FLSA compliance, information returns, and accounting.

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PLEASE NOTE: To receive credit through the NASBA for this program you MUST attend the Live program in its entirety and complete the required progress checks. 

Number of CPE Credits Awarded for This Course: 1.5 (Taxes - 1.5)

Delivery Method: Group Internet Based

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