Handling Supplemental Pay Under the FLSA
Michael D. Haberman is a consultant, speaker, writer, and teacher. He is President of Omega HR Consulting, a consulting and services company offering complete human resources solutions. Mike brings 35+ years of experience in dealing with the challenges of Human Resources in the 21st century. He has a Master's in HR and is certified as a Senior HR professional. He has over 18 years’ experience in the class room teaching human resources fundamentals and certification preparation.
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Mike has gained a reputation as a compliance expert and as an HR futurist. He speaks on a variety of subjects to business associations, human resource associations, and business based civic clubs. He has presented numerous webinars on various HR related issues.
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This session will help you understand areas such as when employees have to be paid to get dressed and undressed; when you have to pay them to be on an airplane and when you don’t; what breaks need to be paid and what breaks don’t need to be paid; why you have to pay for breastfeeding; and other areas of supplemental pay. Reduce your chances of being investigated by making sure your pay practices are in compliance.
We will also discuss the changes in the FLSA definition of “exempt” under the FLSA.
- Understanding who is a covered employer
- Understanding who is a covered employee
- The basics of overtime
- Handling shift-differentials
- Dealing with On-call time
- Handling meals and breaks
- Why you have to pay for breastfeeding
- Putting to bed the issues of sleeping breaks
- Understanding commuting
- When you have to pay employees for training and when you don’t
- Dealing with the difference between local travel and long-distance travel
- Understanding how to deal with preparatory and concluding activities
- The difference between Federal and State requirements
- Recordkeeping requirements
- Class action versus collective action lawsuits
Course Level - Basic to Intermediate
Who Should Attend
- Human Resource Managers
- HR Generalist
- Payroll Administrators
- Office Managers
- Accounting Managers
- Operations Managers
Why Should You Attend
Today’s wage and hour environment has become one filled with peril for employers who do not understand how to deal with the Fair Labor Standards Act. The US Department of Labor has stepped up its enforcement efforts by adding investigators, forming an alliance with the American Bar Association in order to refer cases, and creating a Smartphone application that allows your employees to report their time directly to the USDOL. Wage and hour lawsuits are costing employers multi-millions of dollars. Most companies have a basic understanding of how to deal with wages; however, often issues arise when dealing with supplemental pay.