Wage and Hour Law
Handle FLSA Claims with Confidence
Although the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) seems straightforward, it contains hidden pitfalls that can trap the unwary. Missteps with overtime pay, mistakenly classifying employees and a whole host of other issues can create serious legal liabilities for employers. Whether you are new to wage and hour disputes or are a seasoned professional in need of a refresher, you are sure to gain valuable information from this informative legal overview of the FLSA. Register today!
- Stay on the cutting edge: keep current with legislative changes and align your practice with the latest updates.
- Apply the exemption requirements to gray areas such as professional employees, outside salespeople and interns.
- Don't let your client get caught off guard: know what documents you should destroy, what you must keep and for how long.
- Confidently navigate the ins and outs of the civil complaint process.
All times are shown in Eastern time
- The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Clarified
11:00 - 11:45, John Holleman and Tim Steadman
- Employer vs. Employee
- Employer Within the Meaning of the FLSA
- Employee Within the Meaning of the FLSA
- Hours Worked
- Suffer or Permit
- Volunteer Activities
- Training Time
- Waiting or On Call Time
- Travel Time and Sleeping Time
- Meal and Rest Time
- Minimum Wage
- Federal Minimum Wage
- Tipped Employees
- Interplay Between State and Federal Overtime Laws
- Recent Wage and Hour Law Developments
- Employee Classification - Ensuring Correct Status
11:45 - 12:30, Jerry Garner
- Effects of Exempt vs. Non-Exempt Status
- Defining Types of Exemptions
- Joint Employer Theories of Recovery
- Salary Requirements for Exemptions
- Evaluation for Determining Exempt Status
- Independent Contractors - When are They Employees?
- Seasonal and Migrant Workers - When are They Exempt?
- Agriculture (Child, Family, Etc.)
- Foreign Labor - Prevailing Wage Rates, Etc.
- Salespeople and Commissioned Employees
- Unpaid Interns - Tips for Legal Compliance
- Employer Safeguards and Defenses
12:45 - 1:30, Tim Steadman
- Tips to Remain in Compliance
- Common and Avoidable Violations
- Documentation and Recordkeeping Requirements
- Preventing Off-The-Clock Claims
- Step-by-Step Guide Through the Civil Complaint Process
1:30 - 2:15, Jerry Garner and John Holleman
- Jurisdiction and Venue
- Evidence and Standards of Proof
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