Presented by experienced and knowledgeable professionals, this seminar will provide participants with a greater understanding of the intricacies of the Fair Labor Standards Act. Key issues will be thoroughly examined, including which employees are covered, overtime compensation issues and record-keeping requirements. The materials and presentations will also provide valuable information and practical insight on enforcement issues, handling FLSA investigations, remedies and penalties.
This seminar will provide:
- Background on the FLSA
- Which employees are covered
- FLSA requirements
- Issues related to the minimum wage
- Danger zones for the employer and how to avoid them
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
A. Background Of The FLSA
C. Administration And Enforcement: The Wage And Hour Division Of The U.S. Department Of Labor
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
II. Which Employees Are Covered?
A. Presumption That All Employees Are Covered
B. Exemptions: Duties And Salary Tests
C. Independent Contractors
10:30 a.m. - 10:40 a.m.
10:40 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
III. FLSA Requirements
A. Overtime Compensation For Non-Exempt Employees
B. 'Work' Requirements: Which Activities Constitute Hours Worked
C. Unauthorized Overtime And Travel Time
D. Definition Of 'Work Week' And 'Regular Rate Of Pay'
11:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
IV. Questions And Answers
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Lunch (On Your Own)
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
V. Issues Related To The Minimum Wage Requirement
A. Hourly vs. Salary Basis Of Pay
B. Deductions From Wages And Costs
2:00 p.m. - 2:50 p.m.
VI. FLSA As It Relates To The States
A. Wage Claims Under Oklahoma Law And The Application Of FLSA
B. Oklahoma Minimum Wage Laws And FLSA
C. Oklahoma Child Labor Laws And FLSA
2:50 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
3:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
VII. Danger Zones For The Employer And How To Avoid Them
A. The Leased Employee – Blessing Or Curse?
B. Company Policies And Practices Involving Overtime
C. The Best Defense Is A Good Offense
4:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
VIII. Question And Answer