Overview: The Webinar will discuss methods to insure that employees are properly classified under the Fair Labor Standards Act. The US Department of Labor is making a concerted push to insure that employees are not improperly classified as Exempt when they should be classified as Non-exempt and thus eligible for overtime. |
Upon completion of this session, attendees will learn key factors that would determine how an employee is properly classified. The attendee will learn what they can safely and legal deduct pay from exempt employees without ruining the exemption.
Why should you attend: Companies that are subject to the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, which includes the majority of businesses in the US, should pay attention to the necessity of properly classifying employees as exempt employees. Making a mistake can cause companies to have to reclassify workers as and subsequently be required to pay back wages, taxes and penalties. Human Resources managers, Office Managers, and small and mid-size business owners need to be aware of the issues involved.
Areas Covered in the Session: The major exemptions Minor exemptions The Salary test The Primary Duty test Matters of Significance Independent judgement The Safe Harbor Tracking time Legal deductions Types of jobs that are exempt
Who Will Benefit: HR Professionals VP's HR Managers HR Administrators Business Owners Office Managers Supervisors
Michael D. Haberman, SPHR is Vice-President and co-founder of Omega HR Solutions, Inc., a consulting and services company offering complete human resources solutions. Mike brings over 30 years of experience in dealing with the challenges of Human Resources in the 21st century. Mike uses his broad-based experience as a consultant, practitioner, writer, speaker and instructor in the areas of employment, interviewing, employee relations, management training, outplacement, safety, and social media to help companies solve employee problems and deal with governmental compliance in a constantly changing field. He has a BA in Psychology from the University of California, Riverside; a Master's of Science in Industrial Relations from Georgia State University's Beebe Institute of Personnel and Employment Relations and is certified as a Senior Professional of Human Resources (SPHR). He has over 13 years experience in the class room teaching human resources fundamentals and certification preparation for multiple universities and organizations.
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