NEW for 2011
Note: This workshop is capped at 35 participants.
Categories: HR Policy & Processes
Type: Single-Session Workshop
Total Workshop Time: 2 Hours
Make-Ups: No make-ups are scheduled for this workshop.
Target Audience: Supervisors and other interested in learning about the Fair Labor Standards Act (FSLA)
Workshop Description: Why are some employees exempt from overtime and some aren’t? Can I give my administrative assistant some “time off” for working overtime hours on a certain project? How much overtime can an employee receive? Do I have to pay my employee for driving to and from a conference? If I show up for work before my scheduled time, do I count that as hours worked? Doesn’t my supervisor have to give me a half hour lunch break and a 15 minute break during the day?
The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) establishes many labor-related regulations including calculating overtime pay, maintaining accurate records and qualifying employees as exempt from FLSA provisions. However, these types of specifications can be confusing, and if misunderstood, can lead to inadvertent errors and potentially costly lawsuits. Three typical FLSA claims involve overtime inaccuracies, including classifying non-exempt workers as exempt, failing to track all job-related work hours and incorrectly calculating overtime pay rates. JMU along with its supervisors and employees have a responsibility to be familiar with and follow the provisions of the FLSA. This session will:
Presented by: Steve Hedrick
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM