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The Wage and Hour Nightmare: Understanding the Ins and Outs of the FLSA

Develop a deep understanding of the Fair Labor Standards Act, and how to effectively execute it within your workplace.

This class has been approved for 7 general credit hours toward PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification.

This class has been pre-approved by the Society for Human Resource Management for 7 Professional Development Credits (PDCs) towards the SHRM-SCP or SHRM-CP.

This course can be applied to the following certificates:
Human Resources Management
Labor Relations Certificate

Course Outline/Topics

1.  Overview

2.  The Fair Labor Standards Act

a.  Coverage

i.  Interns

ii.  Undocumented Workers

b.  Recent Litigation Trends

c.  The White Collar Exemptions

i.  Salary Level Test

ii.  Salary Basis Test

1.  Salary Deductions

2.  Impact of Improper Deductions

3.  The Safe Harbor

iii.  Job Duties Test

1.  Professional

2.  Administrative

3.  Executive

iv.  Computer Employee

v.  Outside Sales

vi.  Highly Compensated Employees

d.  Determining Hours Worked Under the FLSA

i.  Meal and Rest Periods

ii.  Travel Time

iii.  Lectures, Meetings and Training Time

iv.  Waiting/On-Call Time

v.  Preliminary and Postliminary Activities

e.  The Regular Rate Calculation and Overtime Considerations

i.  Bonus Payments

ii.  Commissions

iii.  Piece Rates

iv.  Tipped Employees

v.  The Fluctuating Workweek

vi.  Time Clock Rounding/De Minimis Doctrine

f.  Child Labor

g.  Break Time for Nursing Mothers Law

h.  Retaliation under the FLSA

i.  Recordkeeping Requirements

j.  Litigation Issues

i.  Damages

ii.  Class/Collective Action Issues under the FLSA

iii.  Self-Critical Analysis Privilege

3.  Independent Contractors

a.  IRS Right to Control Test

b.  FLSA Economic Realities Test

All sessions are Face-to-Face unless otherwise noted.

Wed., Apr. 20


Location: UWM School of Continuing Education

Instructor: Jason Kim


$345 if you register by Wed., Apr. 6.
$395 if you register after Wed., Apr. 6.

CEUs: 0.7

Enrollment Limit: 30

Program Number: 5040-8651

Registration Deadline: Wed., Apr. 20

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