As payroll processing becomes increasingly complex, it is important that those involved in the payroll field stay abreast of the latest rules and regulations. Penalties and interest charged in small and accidental errors can be extremely costly for businesses. This course is designed for those new to payroll processing and those who want an update of the latest changes.
The faculty will cover:
- New DOL Regulations
- Employment laws and their impact on recordkeeping and payroll
- Managing paid and unpaid time off
- Exempt and nonexempt status
- FLSA and compensable working time
- Deductions from pay
- Settlement agreements and releases
- Responding to wage and hour investigations
8:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
I. Overview Of The Alphabet Soup
Of Employment Laws And Their
Impact On Recordkeeping And
A. Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA)
B. Family And Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
C. Age Discrimination And Employment Act (ADEA)
D. Older Workers Benefit Protection Act (OWBPA)
E. Fair Labor Standards (FLSA) And Records
F. Title VII Of The Civil Rights Act And Sexual Harassment
G. Occupational Safety & Health (OSHA) And Records
H. Immigration And Naturalization Services (INS) And Records
I. Social Security Mismatch Letters
J. Recordkeeping Checklist
10:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
II. Handling Embezzlement And Theft
10:30 a.m. - 10:40 a.m.
10:40 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
III. Managing Paid And Unpaid
A. FMLA Leaves
B. ADA Leaves
C. Workers' Compensation Leaves
D. Medical Leaves
E. Paid Time Off (PTO)
F. Personal Time Off
G. Victim's Leave
H. Service On A Jury
I. Testifying As A Witness In Court
J. Military Service
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Lunch (On Your Own)
1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
IV. Responding To Wage And Hour
A. Preparing For Meeting With DOL Investigator
B. DOL Audit Process
C. Classification Of Positions
D. FLSA Issues
1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
V. Settlement Agreements And
A. Issues Involving Settlement Agreements And Releases
B. When To Provide A Settlement Or Severance
C. Deductions From Settlement Or Severance Amounts
2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
(Break 2:35 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.)
VI. Exempt And Nonexempt Status
And Wage And Hour Issues
A. New DOL Regulations
B. Executive, Administrative, Professional, and Computer Exemptions
C. Salaried Exempt And Salaried Nonexempt
D. Independent Contractors
F. Compensatory Time Off
3:15 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
VII. FLSA And Compensable Working
A. Waiting Time
B. On Call Time
C. Training Meetings
D. Travel Time And Carpool Time
E. Sleeping Time
F. Breaks And Meals
G. Volunteer Work
H. Preparatory And Concluding Work Activities
I. Time Clock
J. New Laws
3:45 p.m. - 4:10 p.m.
VIII. Deductions From Pay
A. Garnishments And Child Support
B. Permissible And Impermissible Deductions From Pay
C. Loans, Damage Reimbursements, and Personal Protective Equipment Deductions
D. Payroll Authorization Deduction Form
4:10 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
IX. Unclaimed Assets/Uniforms/Travel
A. Notification And Transfer To State
C. Uniforms At Work