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Exempt vs. Nonexempt: Avoid Overtime Traps, be FLSA Compliant in 2013


Webinar Recording

Recording Price: $199.00

(Includes Proprietary Materials)

Wage and Hour mistakes are now on DOL's radar more than ever before with millions spent enforcing the FLSA regulations. You need straightforward answers to avoid costly litigation, expensive settlement and to better protect your company. Join us for this 60-minute program, where you and your colleagues will learn:

  • Exempt vs. Nonexempt: Your straightforward guide to get it right
  • Latest FLSA enforcement rules: Keys for total compliance
  • The top misclassification hazards: How to not mess things up
  • How to correct classification errors: What's legal; What's not

Program Highlights

  • Exempt vs. Non-exempt: Eliminate the Confusion, Stop Lawsuits

    • "Salaried" does not mean "exempt": All you need to know
    • Executive, Administrative & Computer Professional duties tests
    • Deductions that can turn salary status into hourly pay
    • Drivers, mechanics and loaders under the Motor Carrier Act
  • Hours Worked Issues: Solutions to Stay Out of the DOL's Radar

    • How to calculate comp time, overtime, travel & on-call time
    • What's on the clock & what's not: Be compliant, avoid repercussions
    • Blackberries, PDAs & Email: Overcome Tricky Off the Clock Issues
    • Calculating overtime pay rates to account for bonuses, commissions & incentives
  • Latest FLSA Rules: Best Ways to Ensure Total Compliance

    • Structuring job descriptions & evaluations that will protect your exemptions
    • Misclassified employees: How to make the right corrections
    • Discipline & leave policies for exempt employees: What's legal, what's not
  • Live Question & Answer Session - Have your Wage and Hour questions answered!

About The Speaker

Don Benson, a partner in the Atlanta office of Hall Booth Smith & Slover, is a senior litigator with over twenty years experience in labor and employment law representing management clients in the avoidance, resolution and litigation of employment disputes. He has frequently appeared before federal and state courts across the country and before federal and state investigative agencies including: OSHA, the EEOC and the Department of Labor.

  • Mr. Benson represents employers in the full range of labor and employment law issues including: discrimination, federal and state wage and hour law compliance, FMLA, Equal Pay, USERRA, ADA and HIPAA and privacy protections.
  • Mr. Benson is a frequent speaker and trainer on a wide variety of employment law topics including: wage and hour compliance, enforcement of restrictive covenants, RICO/Immigration class actions, and FMLA compliance. He has been quoted in both USAToday and the Human Resources Report of BNA on employment issues raised by recent MRSA Staph infection outbreaks in the workplace.

Program Benefits

In this 60-minute webinar, you and your staff will learn how to not screw up, avoiding costly overtime & classification traps.