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FLSA Overtime Compliance: Protect Your Clients & Avoid Risk

Summary

Live Webinar Recording

Recording Price: $299.00

(Includes Proprietary Materials)

FLSA compliance continues to be a challenge for your employer clients. Last year's major change to the overtime exemption threshold - and the slew of new rules related to it - has only made matters more confusing. How can you effectively guide your clients through the FLSA overtime rules, and recent changes, to ensure legal compliance and mitigate risk? Join us for this crucial, 90-minute webinar for a discussion of the following:

  • Clarifying the DOL rule on FLSA overtime exemptions: What does it mean?
  • What have we learned since the rule change? - Major concerns to note
  • FLSA record-keeping requirements: How employers can prove legal compliance
  • Exempt vs nonexempt: Critical FLSA overtime compliance

Program Highlights

  • Exempt vs. Nonexempt: Ensure FLSA Compliance on Overtime

    • The salary threshold for exempt & non-exempt: Get it right
    • Mastering exemptions: White collar, administrative, executive & professional
    • Key strategies to mitigate financial loss
  • Payroll and Notice Peculiarities for Non-exempt Employees

    • How to compute hours for the newly non-exempt employees
    • Remote & off-the-clock employees: Special considerations to know
    • Notice & posting requirements: Communicating changes to employees
  • Record-keeping Requirements: Ensure Compliance Under FLSA

    • How to preserve records for the requisite time period & how long to keep them
    • Meeting legal requirements: What data the law states must be retained
    • State law peculiarities: Know which laws impact your clients
  • Live Q&A Session - Have your FLSA overtime compliance questions answered by the expert!

About The Speaker

JEFFREY H. RUZAL is a Member of the Firm in the Employment, Labor & Workforce Management practice, in the New York office of Epstein Becker Green. He leads the firm's Hospitality service team and represents clients in such diverse industries as hospitality, financial services, retail, health care, and technology. Mr. Ruzal:

  • Conducts audits of employers' policies and procedures to determine compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. He counsels employers with respect to the avoidance of employment-related disputes, employee discipline, leaves of absence, accommodation requests, and termination of employment.
  • Mr. Ruzal has written numerous articles on significant wage and hour issues that have been included in, among other publications, Law360, Hospitality Law Magazine, and Luxury Hoteliers Magazine. He has also been interviewed and quoted by NPR News, Law360, SHRM.org, Club Industry, and Private Duty Insider with respect to many national and local wage and hour issues. Mr. Ruzal frequently speaks at conferences and webinars on a variety of important wage and hour topics.
  • Prior to joining Epstein Becker Green, Mr. Ruzal served as a trial attorney at the U.S. Department of Labor, Office of the Solicitor, in New York, New York, where he was responsible for civil enforcement of the Fair Labor Standards Act and its implementing regulations from wage and hour investigations through trials. While at the DOL, Mr. Ruzal was also responsible for coordinating and participating in wage and hour investigations with senior investigators from the Wage and Hour Division. Among other issues, Mr. Ruzal was responsible for handling investigations and enforcement actions concerning employee misclassification under the white-collar exemptions and of independent contractors and consultants.

SHIRA M. BLANK is an Associate in the Employment, Labor & Workforce Management practice, in the New York office of Epstein Becker Green. Ms. Blank:

  • Represents clients in employment-related litigation on a broad array of matters, including claims of discrimination, sexual harassment and hostile work environment, retaliation, wrongful termination, whistleblowing, and wage and hour claims, among others, in state and federal courts and before various administrative agencies
  • Advises clients on all aspects of the employment relationship, including avoidance of litigation, employee discipline and termination, employment contracts and separation agreements, wage and hour compliance, internal investigations, layoffs, reductions in force, and compliance with federal, state, and local statutes
  • Before joining Epstein Becker Green, Ms. Blank served as Assistant Corporation Counsel in the Labor and Employment Law Division of the New York City Law Department, where she handled all aspects of employment litigation, including conducting jury trials in both federal and state court, on behalf of New York City agencies.

Program Benefits

Discover how to help your clients navigate the legal requirements of the FLSA overtime rules in this 90-minute webinar.