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FLSA Final Rule on Overtime: How to Ensure Compliance

SKU: EMPL5900
Total Credits
1 - 1.25
Price$50
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Description

Not only can the FLSA be very tricky, but in addition, the Department of Labor has now issued its long awaited Fair Labor Standards Act Final Rule. The last time that the FLSA was revised was back in 2004 and things have been the same for employers since that time. The Final Rule makes significant changes in which of your employees will now qualify to be “exempt” and therefore not entitled to overtime. More significant though is the fact that many of your employees who were previously treated as exempt will now be converted to non-exempt employees and thus entitled to overtime. This is a change that may end up costing employers dearly. With all of the changes, employers now more than ever will be required to understand how to properly classify their employees as exempt or nonexempt, under the Final Overtime Rule. Join attorney Melissa Fleischer, as she provides this in-depth overview of the Final Rule and advice on methods for employers to ensure compliance with these revisions to the FLSA. Some of the many practical tips you will receive in this informative CLE: • Analysis and overview of the Final Rule overtime revisions and what they could mean for employers • How the Final Rule will change the classification of many of your current employees resulting in your paying more in overtime • How the salary level threshold will change effective December 1, 2016 and a mechanism that automatically updates these thresholds every three years • Methods for properly classifying your employees based on the Final Rule revisions to the FLSA with regard to the “white-collar” exemptions

Lecturer Bio

Melissa Fleischer, Esq.

Melissa Fleischer, Esq., is a sought-after employment law attorney and HR advisor, having utilized her 20 years of law practice experience specializing in employment discrimination litigation to form HR Learning Center LLC, an HR consulting firm that specializes in providing workplace solutions to employers on a wide range of legal and human resource management issues. Ms. Fleischer provides preventative counseling and proactive training on a wide-range of employment law issues to help employers achieve legal compliance and reduce litigation costs, Ms. Fleischer is a management-side employment attorney and is nationally recognized as an expert in her field. Ms. Fleischer has successfully represented numerous clients in employment discrimination litigation as well as providing preventive counseling and training on workplace issues. Ms Fleischer was previously associated with Epstein Becker & Green in NYC.

Through HR Learning Center, Ms. Fleischer provides on-site training seminars and on-line training webinars and consulting on a wide range of workplace and human resource issues including sexual harassment, disabilities, diversity, discrimination, workplace violence, employee use of social media, job descriptions, employee handbooks, workplace investigations, FLSA misclassification and independent contractor status, information privacy and security, and HR records management. She also offers compliance training on the major employment laws, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Family and Medical Leave Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, Fair Labor Standards Act, including exempt and non-exempt worker classifications and the National Labor Relations Act. She presents seminars, leads webinars and workshops, and is a frequent lecturer on these and other HR management and legal topics.

Ms. Fleischer served as a chapter editor for the Family and Medical Leave Act Treatise, published by the Bureau of National Affairs. She also served as an Editor for HRExpert, an on-line legal resource for attorneys and HR Professionals. Ms. Fleischer is an adjunct faculty member with the Professional Development Center at SUNY/Westchester Community College in Valhalla, New York. She is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). Ms. Fleischer earned her J.D. degree from The George Washington University Law School in Washington, D.C., and her B.A., cum laude, from New York University.



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