April 20, 2004 the United States Department of Labor issued new regulations on which groups of employees are exempt from the overtime requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act. These regulations will go into effect 120 days from the date they were published.
This timely seminar will review the new requirements.
Topics to be discussed include:
- Who is covered, who is not?
- What time do I have to pay for?
- What are the new regs all about?
- When does DOL knock on my door and why?
- Can I be sued?
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
I. Overview Of Federal Wage And Hour Laws
A. The Fair Labor Standards Act
B. The Equal Pay Act
C. The Portal To Portal Act
D. Recent Developments
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
II. South Carolina Wage Payment Act
10:30 a.m. - 10:40 a.m.
10:40 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
III. Exempt vs. Non-Exempt – The New Rules
B. Administrative Employees
C. Professional Employees
D. Outside Sales Employees
E. Computer Professionals
F. Guaranteed Salary Rules
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Lunch (On Your Own)
1:00 p.m. - 2:20 p.m.
IV. Hours Worked
A. Compensable Time – General Rules
B. Rest And Meal Periods
C. Meeting And Training Time
D. Travel Time
E. On-Call Time
2:20 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
V. Overtime Issues
A. Overtime Defined
B. What Is The 'Regular Rate Of Pay?'
C. Methods Of Calculating Overtime
D. Most Common Overtime Violations
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
VI. FLSA Enforcement And Litigation
A. Strategies In Handling An Audit
B. Penalties And Interest
C. Contesting Your Audit