(Recorded Webinar) Part II: Mastering the Essential Fundamentals of the Fair Labor Standards Act

Duration: 60 minutes
Recorded on: 09/13/2023

This is Part II of a two-part webinar. To purchase the whole series, click here.

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), which establishes wage and hour laws, is one of the most complicated, misunderstood, and misapplied employment laws. As such, unsurprisingly, the FLSA is also the source of significant legal exposure for businesses with penalties including restitution for unpaid overtime, criminal charges, and debarment from federal contracting opportunities. In 2021, the Department of Labor brought nearly 25,000 compliance actions, resulting in its recovery of more than $230 million in total unpaid back wages for workers!

In this special two-part webinar, we will guide you through an organization’s compliance obligations under the FLSA and explore:

  • Does the FLSA apply to my organization?
  • What is the difference between an exempt and nonexempt employee?
  • What are the “White Collar” exemptions and how are they determined?
  • What are the ramifications for violating the FLSA by misclassifying employees?
  • What are my organization’s recordkeeping obligations and how do we comply with those obligations for remote workers?
  • Are independent contractors entitled to overtime pay under the FLSA?
  • What is considered compensable time and non-compensable time under the FLSA?

Additionally, we will help you identify common pitfalls under the FLSA, walk you through best practices, and provide practical strategies that you can use to ensure that your organization satisfies its compliance obligations.

Please note: This webinar is offered as a complimentary product to all Employment Law and Human Resources Compliance and Training Package holders. For more information on the training package, click here or Contact Us.

Target Audience

  • Human Resources Managers and Staff
  • “C-Suite” Leadership: CEOs, CFOs, CMOs, COOs, and CCOs
  • Directors and Supervisors
  • Compliance Officers
  • Risk Managers
  • In-House Legal Counsel

Learning Objectives

After this webinar, you will be able to:

  • Understand your organization’s compliance obligations under the FLSA
  • Understand the primary factors that determine whether an employee is exempt or nonexempt
  • Identify common misclassification mistakes and how to avoid them
  • Apply best practices to your organization’s policies and practices to reduce potential risks
  • Recognize the potential pitfalls under the FLSA when employees work remotely
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 Certificate of Attendance
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H. Scott Johnson Jr.

As of September 2023, H. Scott Johnson is no longer with the firm.

H. Scott Johnson Jr. is Senior Counsel with the firm in the Employment Law, Government Contracts, Litigation, Federal Grants, and Health Care practice groups. Scott maintains an active practice advising business and institutional clients on employment matters, commercial agreements, government contracts, and risk management. In addition to his corporate practice, Scott is also well-regarded for his employment and complex civil litigation practice. His complex civil litigation experience includes representing businesses in a wide variety of contract disputes and business torts including tortious interference, breach of fiduciary duty, civil conspiracy, defamation, fraud, and misappropriation of trade secrets. 

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  • 1.00 Certificate of Attendance


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