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Advanced FLSA Compliance Strategies

HR Hero 2011 Wage & Hour Virtual Summit (Online Interactive Conference)

McAfee & Taft attorney Sam Fulkerson will be a featured presenter during HR Hero’s 2011 Wage & Hour Virtual Summit on Tuesday, April 12, 2011. During the interactive online conference, entitled "Advanced FLSA Compliance Strategies," the topics discussed will include:

Reduce Your Exposure to Wage & Hour Liabilities

  • How to spot legal "red flags" in your current Wage & Hour policies and whether these policies can provide a necessary defense to FLSA claims
  • Alternative work schedules: Using them to reduce overtime worked and owned? and potential liabilities
  • Employee or independent contractor: Avoiding these misclassification nightmares that trigger lawsuits
  • How to make sure your existing comp time plans legal
  • FLSA recordkeeping requirements: How your records can protect you from unsubstantiated claims

Managing White-Collar/Salaried Excemption Challenges

  • Exempt duties for executive employees
  • Supervising employees
  • Making or recommending employment decisions
  • Exempt duties for administrative employees
  • Performing office or non-manual work directly related to management or business operations
  • Excercising discretion and independent judgment with respect to matters of significance
  • Never fly solo on classification decisions – employment lawyers and the DOL are your friends!

Rising Wage and Discrimination Claims: The Latest Pay Challenged

  • How to conduct an extensive in-house audit of your existing compensation policies and pay levels to identify and rectify possible inequities
  • Best practices for monitoring pay levels and practices to prevent future equal-pay claims
  • The hidden loopholes in Ledbetter that could make it easier for your workings to file pay-related claims
  • Steps you should take when employees complain about perceived pay inequities
April 12, 2011, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM