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Issues in Higher Education Webinar Series: Wage and Hour Issues on Campus: Paying Hard-to-Classify Employees

February 12, 2015

The nontraditional nature of many college and university jobs, combined with a lack of clear authoritative guidance, creates confusion about which campus employees must be paid minimum wage and receive overtime compensation.


  • Federal and state minimum wage and overtime requirements and exceptions
  • Nontraditional employee classification under the Fair Labor Standards Act, including assistant coaches, resident assistants, graduate students and others
  • How to structure payments, hours and duties to ensure fair compensation and minimize potential liabilities

Date and Time
Thursday, February 12, 2015
Noon - 1 p.m. (CST)

Husch Blackwell Partner Michael Norton

Who Should Attend
Administrators and attorneys of higher education institutions

Continuing Education Credit
This program is pending approval for Colorado, Kansas, Illinois, Missouri, Nebraska, North Carolina and Texas continuing legal education credit.

The program is complimentary; however, registration is required.

Contact Shana Hoy at 816.983.8809.


Ben Irwin

Senior Counsel