Every employer knows the basic premise you have to pay time and a
half for all hours worked over forty in a workweek. As simple as this
sounds, there are many legal issues regarding how to calculate overtime
correctly that can trap the unwary. No employer gets it right all time.
As a result, FLSA litigation has exploded over the years. Suits are
usually brought through class or collective actions making them very
costly Don't let your company be the next one sued!
Why should you attend: Lawsuits under the Fair Labor
Standards Act have reached an all-time high. The Department of Labor
estimates that 87% of all employers are not in compliance with their
obligations to pay overtime to non-exempt workers.
In addition to misclassification issues, employers fail to recognize
what time must be compensated and then how to calculate how much is owed
when the employee works overtime. The use of personal digital devices
and the growing popularity of telecommuting has made this task even more
Areas Covered in the Session:
- How to define your workweek
- What is compensable working time?
- How to determine the regular rate of pay
- Determining when bonuses must be in the regular rate
- How to pay employees who work at different rates
- Using salary coefficient to pay workers
- Using 7(k) exemption to pay workers
- When you can use compensatory time
Who Will Benefit:
- Human Resource Managers
- Company Owners
- Chief Financial Officers
- Payroll Clerks
is a Principal in the New Orleans, Louisiana, office of Jackson Lewis P.C which has offices in 59 cities across the country.