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The top five Fair Labor Standards Act issues to make sure you don’t err on
26 August 2020 |1:00 pm - 2:30 pm BST
Key Take Away:
• Understand how the FLSA works
• Learning what areas can cause a company the most harm
• Learn why training is important
Annually wage and hour mistakes cost companies in the United States millions of dollars in back pay and fines. With the increased scrutiny companies are under by the U.S. Department of Labor and the increased aggressiveness being shown it is important for companies to understand the Fair Labor Standards Act in greater detail. Company managers and human resources professionals need to understand the top five mistakes made and how to avoid them.
Areas Covered in the Session:
The attendee will learn these top five mistakes:
1. Misclassifying non-exempt employees as exempt.
2. Not tracking time properly.
3. Not paying overtime as required.
4. Not paying supplemental time correctly (break time, travel time, etc.)
5. Improperly classifying employees as independent contractors.
Speaker: Michael D. Haberman
Michael D. Haberman is Vice-President and co-founder of Omega HR Solutions, Inc., a consulting and services company offering complete human resources solutions. Mike brings years of experience in dealing with the challenges of Human Resources in the 21st century. He helps companies with compliance to prepare them for the future. He has a BA in Psychology; a Master’s in HR and is certified as an SPHR and SHRM-SCP. He has over 18 years’ experience in the classroom teaching human resources fundamentals and certification preparation for multiple universities and organizations.
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