This seminar is ideal for those with overall responsibility for the payroll function.
Taught by experienced employment law attorneys, the course will cover all aspects of the payroll process, from wage and hour laws that control how employees are paid, including eligibility for overtime and permissible withholding, to payroll record-keeping requirements. In addition, the afternoon will include a segment on unemployment claims and hearings.
This is an essential seminar for anyone involved in the payroll function, and for business managers who need a broad overview of the law in this area.
- Review of the recently enacted federal regulations on overtime exemptions
- Learn to protect the status of your exempt employees
- Protect your organization from penalties through proper record-keeping
- Familiarize yourself with how to defend against unemployment claims
- Understand requirements for updating policies
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
I. Overview And Welcome
9:00 a.m. - 10:35 a.m.
II. Essential Components Of The Wage And Hour Laws
A. Fair Labor Standards Act
1. Minimum Wage
2. Exempt And Non-Exempt Status
3. Overtime Eligibility And Calculations
B. New Jersey Wage And Hour Law
10:35 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
10:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
III. Payroll Record-Keeping Requirements
A. Establishing The Work Week
B. Daily And Weekly Hours
C. Essential Components Of Payroll Records
D. Child Labor Issues
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Lunch (On Your Own)
1:00 p.m. - 2:50 p.m.
IV. Permissible Deductions And Payment Of Wages
A. Mandated Withholding
B. Discretionary Withholding
C. Avoiding Liability For Impermissible Deductions
D. Timing Of Wage Payments
E. Payments Upon Termination
2:50 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
V. Processing Unemployment Claims
A. Who Is Eligible To Collect Unemployment?
B. What Actions Preclude Eligibility?
C. The Appeal Process