This workshop increases your basic understanding of FLSA by focusing on the more challenging and misunderstood exemptions and the many unknown pitfalls and mistakes employers make when classifying positions. You’ll explore the subtleties of the regulations and the complex, yet common, business scenarios that will assist in determining exempt or nonexempt status and examine the inevitable increase in the salary level threshold – and its impact on how our jobs are structured. Come prepared to dissect your organization’s exempt positions and leave armed with new knowledge to ensure that they’re properly classified.

Who Should Attend

HR professionals, accounting and payroll professionals, managers, and any other individuals who are responsible for tracking hours of work and calculating pay for employees

Learning Objectives

  • Identify common mistakes in misclassifying employees as exempt from overtime
  • Understand common record-keeping mistakes in tracking “hours worked” for employees and examine effective timekeeping strategies
  • Examine common pitfalls in calculating employee pay, including determining an employee’s “regular rate” and calculating overtime
  • Understand the penalties and costs associated with improper wage and hour practices

HRCI & SHRM® Credits: 3.5