The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) or the Wage and Hour Act has been updated many times over the years to include some important features. It serves as an Employee Protection Act to help employees, generally presumed non-exempt and entitled to overtime pay. It explains the exemptions for professional, administrative, executive, outside sales, and computer-related employees.
Since 1938, the US Department of Labor (DOL) Wage & Hour Division has been overseeing federal labor laws. The non-compliance with Wage & Hour laws causes the employer to pay the employee back wages, damages, penalties, attorney fees, and court costs, and the aspect of civil and criminal penalties from federal and/or state governments. Now you need to recognize the growing importance of Wage & hour compliance.
Civil lawsuits for Wage and Hour violations are always a big threat to business. Violations of the FLSA can result in astronomical financial judgments against employers. Thus, the FLSA provisions protect your company from a major financial loss. Learn what these provisions support for minimum wage rates, overtime payments, child labor, and equal pay.
Why You Should Attend
This live webinar will be a comprehensive guide consisting of FLSA's key provisions. We will discuss how 2021 will reform the calculation of overtime pay, and what responsibilities need to be fulfilled during the ‘work hours’. When state and federal laws counter one another, what’s a smart move for you? We will bring forward the regulatory standards for employees to be compensated for training, meal breaks, travel time, and on-call status.
The session explains the groundwork to classify your employees as exempt or non-exempt. You will learn to ensure compliance with wage and hour laws and how your organization can avoid the risk of violations.
-Discussion on the FLSA provisions
-The 3 test method to determine if an employee is exempt from the FLSA
-6 updated exemptions under the FLSA
-How to fairly treat employee meal breaks, travel, training, on-call time, and outside sales
-Calculate the overtime pay and their timelines
-Minimum wage requirements
-Equal pay to ensure a fair work environment
-Perspective and provisions of the FLSA for child labor
-Importance of accurate record-keeping
Who Will Benefit
-Managers & Representatives
-Managers & Supervisors
You may ask your Question directly to our expert during the Q&A session.
Diane L. Dee, President of Advantage HR Consulting, LLC, has over 25 years of experience in the Human Resources arena. Diane’s background includes experience in Human Resources consulting and administration in corporate, government, consulting, and pro bono environments. Diane founded Advantage HR Consulting, LLC, in early 2016. Under Diane’s leadership, Advantage HR provides comprehensive, cost-effective Human Resources solutions for small to mid-sized firms in the greater Chicagoland area. Additionally, Diane conducts webinars on various HR topics for various compliance training firms across the country.
Diane holds a Master Certificate in Human Resources from Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations and has attained SPHR, SHRM-SCP, sHRBP, and HRPM® certification.
Diane is a member of the National Association of Women Business Owners and the Society for Human Resource Management. Additionally, Diane performs pro bono work through the Taproot Foundation, assisting non-profit clients by integrating their Human Resources goals with their corporate strategies.
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