3-hour Virtual Seminar: Handling Supplemental Pay Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) [HRCI and SHRM - 3 CPE Credits each]








In this 3-hour webinar session you'll learn how to minimize your chances of DOL investigations and/or audits and wage and hour lawsuits (including “donning and doffing” cases)




Wage and hour laws tend to be a nuanced and contentious area of the law, providing a trap for even the most well-intentioned but unwary of employers. The US Department of Labor has stepped up its enforcement efforts in this area in part by adding investigators. Wage and hour lawsuits are on the rise often end up costing employers into the multi-millions of dollars.


In addition to the unpaid wages, you can end up owing the same amount in liquidated damages—that’s right, double the amount of unpaid straight time and overtime pay. If that’s not enough, as long as an employee wins even one penny of unpaid wages, you can also be on the hook for the employee’s attorney fees. Since many wage and hour cases are class action lawsuits, the amount of money damages can multiply exponentially. While employers have a basic understanding of wage payment issues, dealing with supplemental pay can present their own challenges.


This session will help you understand areas such as when you may and may not have to pay employees to get dressed and undressed (known as “donning and doffing” cases); when you do and do not have to pay them for time spent traveling; when you do and do not have to pay them for breaks or on-call time or even time spent breastfeeding, among many other areas of supplemental pay. By attending this session you can minimize your chances of DOL investigations and/or audits and wage and hour lawsuits.


Areas Covered in the Session: 

  • Understanding who is a covered employer

  • Understanding who is a covered employee

  • Overtime basics

  • Shift-differentials

  • On-call time

  • Meals and rest breaks

  • Why  or when you have to pay for breastfeeding

  • Sleeping breaks

  • Commuting v local v long-distance travel

  • Training and when you don’t

  • Preliminary and postliminary activities

  • Recordkeeping requirements

  • Class action versus collective action lawsuits

  • Plus more!

Who will benefit:

  • Vice Presidents of HR

  • Human Resource Managers

  • HR generalist

  • Payroll administrators

  • Office managers

  • Accounting managers

  • Operations managers

  • CFO’s

  • Controllers

  • Compensation Officers

  • Business owners

Instructor Profile:

Janette Levey Frisch is an attorney with more than 20 years’ legal experience. She works with employers on most employment law issues to ensure that employers are in the best position possible to avoid litigation, audits, employee relations problems, and the attendant, often exorbitant costs. She authors the firm’s weekly blog, where she discusses issues impacting employers today. She has written articles on many different employment law issues for many publications, including EEO Insight, Staffing Industry Review, @Law, and Chief Legal Officer.
Ms. Frisch has also spoken and trained on topics, such as criminal background checks in the hiring process, joint employment, severance arrangements, pre-employment screening among many others. She is licensed in New Jersey and New York. In addition, she serves as a Legal Wellness Professional to employers outside New Jersey and New York on almost all federal employment law issues, to enable employees to address workplace challenges before they escalate to litigation or costly audits.
Ms. Frisch is also a contributor to the recently released book, “Hiring Greatness: How to Recruit Your Dream Team and Crush the Competition,” published by John Wiley and Sons, and authored by David E. Perry and Mark J. Haluska.


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