Your Wage & Hour Law Questions Answered
March 08, 2013
Thursday, May 9, 20138:15 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. - Breakfast & Networking8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. - Programï¿½The Department of Labor (DOL) is still going hot and heavy after employers concerning payroll misclassification issues. The danger of "what you don't know" in this area is that there is no "innocent employer" exception to the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Unlike Title VII and some of the other personnel laws you may be familiar with, the FLSA involves a "strict liability" standard. The fact you have misclassified or otherwise failed to correctly pay an employee as such due to "not knowing the law" is not a complete defense in a costly wage and hour lawsuit or DOL charge. And, of course, attorney fees (for both your attorney AND the misclassified employees') are included as part of any found violation or settlement!So, come let us help you avoid going down this road altogether by providing a detailed overview of the DOL's current exempt and non-exempt and employee vs. independent contractor payroll classification rules.As always, your questions are welcome prior to (by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org), during, and following the formal presentation. See you there!This program has been submitted to the HR Certification Institute for review.
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