Wage Versus Hour: 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 is pre-approved by the Society for Human Resource Management for 7 Professional Development Credits (PDCs) towards the SHRM-SCP or SHRM-CP.


Jason Kim

Jason Kim

Jason C. Kim represents employers in all aspects of labor and employment law. He defends employers in arbitration and litigation matters brought under a variety of employment-related statutes, including the Fair Labor Standards Act, Title VII, the Age Discrimination in ... read more

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.

Date: Thu., Oct 18

Time: 8:30am-4pm

Location: UWM School of Continuing Education

Instructor: Jason Kim


$345 by Thu., Oct. 4.
$395 after Thu., Oct. 4.

CEUs: 0.7, PDCs: 7

Enrollment Limit: 30

Program Number: 5040-11105

Registration Deadline: Thu., Oct. 18

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