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Issues in Education Webinar: FLSA Changes: Comprehensive Training for Wage and Hour Management

Webinar
12.03.15

The Department of Labor announced proposed rule changes in July that could dramatically increase the number of employees subject to the overtime and minimum wage protections of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). If not managed properly, the announced changes could have a major budgetary impact on your institution and result in increased liability risks for improper employee classifications and overtime miscalculations.

Join Husch Blackwell attorneys for a three-hour training that will help you prepare for these changes and give you tools to manage the cost and potential liability associated with compliance.  

Topics

  • The latest information regarding proposed changes to the salary basis test for most overtime exemptions 
  • Exempt vs. non-exempt status
  • FLSA exemptions, focusing on problematic classifications for institutions of higher education
  • Managing overtime, including determining what hours to count, how to consider comp time and how to manage employees to reduce overtime hours

Additional Benefits

  • Access to Husch Blackwell’s Overtime Breakeven Point Calculator, an application designed to help evaluate the cost/benefit of converting employees to non-exempt status
  • An FLSA desk book containing checklists to help evaluate whether employees meet FLSA exemption requirements  
  • The opportunity to submit questions regarding employee job classifications problematic to your institution with respect to exemption status
Date and Time
Thursday, December 3, 2015
1:00 - 4:00 p.m. (CST)

Presenters
Hayley Hanson, Partner, Husch Blackwell
Marty Loring, Partner, Husch Blackwell
Michael Norton, Partner, Husch Blackwell

Who Should Attend 
Higher education industry leaders, including in-house counsel, board members, senior administrators, deans, human resources professionals, department chairs and faculty 

Continuing Education Credits
This program is pending approval for Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Tennessee and Texas continuing legal education credit.

Cost and Registration
The cost is $99 per registrant. Registration is requested by November 30. 

Questions?
Contact Shana Hoy at 816.983.8809.

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