Those new to payroll processing and those who want to update their knowledge and skills will come away from this seminar with the essential know-how to perform the payroll function with greater confidence and less risk. The day will culminate in a 'hands-on' session for attendees to 'put it all together.'
- New FLSA regulations overview
- Payroll self-audit roadmap
- What to do when the Labor Department calls
- Reducing your unemployment experience rating
- Who is liable for FLSA violations?
- Interactive session analyzing FLSA lawsuits
8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
I. The New Fair Labor Standards Act
Regulations: What Are They All
A. The New White Collar Exemptions
B. Where Do Existing Jobs Fall Under the New Tests?
C. The New Salary Basis Test
D. The New Safe Harbors
II. FLSA Overview: The Old Stuff
That Can Still Get Your Company
A. Compensable Activity: Do We Have To Pay For That?
B. Determining Minimum Wage/Overtime Compensation
D. Payroll Errors That Lead To Employees' Remedies
10:00 a.m. - 10:10 a.m.
10:10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
III. Making The Choice: Employee Or
A. The Employer-Employee Relationship
B. Homeworkers And Telecommuters
C. The Economic Realities Test
IV. Contingent Workers
A. New Theories To Find Employer Liability
B. Control Over A Subcontractor Can Create Employer Liabilities
C. PEO's/Temp Agencies
D. Joint Employers
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Lunch (On Your Own)
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
V. How To Do A Wage/Hour Self
A. Proper Classification Of Workers
B. Recordkeeping Practices And Controls
C. Off-The-Clock Work
D. Payroll Practices
VI. Issues Regarding The U.S. And
New York State Departments Of
A. Who The DOL Investigates And Audits
B. What To Do When The DOL Calls
C. How To Handle Department Of Labor Inquiries And Audits
D. Hearings And Litigation
E. Enforcement And Remedies
2:30 p.m. - 2:40 p.m.
2:40 p.m. - 3:40 p.m.
VII. New York State Rules Regarding
A. Wages And Salaries
B. Vacation Pay And Other Compensation
C. Employee Remedies
VIII. Wage Deductions
A. Can We Deduct For That?
B. Tax Issues And Consequences And Wage Garnishments
IX. Unemployment Compensation
A. Claim Requirements
B. Guidelines For Determining Eligibility
C. Negative Account Balance
D. Responding To Notices, Hearings And Appeals
3:40 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
X. Simulation: Interactive Application
Of Key Issues
A. Interactive Session With Program Attendees Covering A Hypothetical Scenario
B. Questions And Answers