On May 18, 2016, the DOL released their final rule overhauling the overtime regulations - the first update in more than ten years. This will shift more than 4 million exempt employees to non-exempt status - transferring an estimated $1.2 billion a year from employers to employees. With changes going into effect this year, government agencies will be especially vulnerable to lawsuits and penalties. What can you do to help your agency avoid liability in the very complex area of FLSA? Join us for a 60-minute webinar and discover:
Exempt vs. Nonexempt: Your straightforward guide to get it right
Update on the DOL's revisions to the white collar overtime exemptions
The top misclassification hazards: Avoid the most common pitfalls
How to correct classification errors: What's legal; What's not
How the FLSA changes will apply to government contractors & your agency
Exempt vs. Non-exempt Updates: Eliminate the Confusion, Avoid Liability
The changing exemption threshold: Classification considerations
A step-by step guide to reclassifying newly non-exempt employees
Key deductions that can turn salary status into hourly pay
Hours Worked Issues: Solutions to Stay Off of the DOL's Radar
Calculating OT pay rates to account for bonuses, commissions & incentives
What's on the clock & what's not: Be compliant, avoid repercussions
How the FLSA treats "time trading" by public sector employees
Latest FLSA Rules: Best Ways to Ensure Total Compliance
Techniques to allocate retroactive pay increases to affected pay periods
Misclassified employees: How to make the right corrections
Highly Compensated Employees: What does the final rule change?
Live Question & Answer Session - Have your questions answered by the expert!
About The Speaker
Max Muller has more than 36 years of business experience as an attorney, businessman and professional trainer.
In 1990, drawing on his diverse background, he began a consulting practice focusing on providing practical solutions in the areas of workplace legalities, e.g., equal employment opportunity, sexual harassment, FMLA, ADA, COBRA, FLSA, ADEA, etc.; safety and health regulatory compliance (OSHA); facilities management; and, warehousing/ inventory control.
He authored several books like "The Manager's Guide to HR: Hiring, Firing, Performance Evaluations, Documentation, Benefits, and Everything Else You Need to Know, Second Edition" AMACOM Books and SHRM, New York City, August 2013.
He has presented more than 3,000 seminars, webinars and pod-casts all over the world attended or listened to by more than 100,000 people.
This practical, 60-minute webinar will provide you and your colleagues with straightforward answers to the coming wage and hour changes affecting the public sector.