Today’s Biggest Wage And Hour Compliance Risks: How To Clear Up Misconceptions And Misapplication Of Federal Regulations

Webinar: ID# 1023885
Recorded On-Demand
About This Course:
Even though the Department of Labor’s final overtime rule has been halted for the time being, that doesn’t mean you can now take a breather when it comes to complying with the Fair Labor Standards Act. Far from it!

Consider the following wage/hour developments:
  • Predictive scheduling: How does it work, and how can you ensure you’re in compliance with the growing number of local ordinances when it comes to scheduling your shift workers?
  • Flexible staffing models: When using contingent labor, how can you be sure that the worker is properly classified as an employee or independent contractor?
  • Dependent contractors: This brand-new employee/IC hybrid is sure to trip up even the most experienced HR professionals—and getting it wrong can expose you to substantial legal risks and penalties
Join us for an in-depth webinar exploring the biggest wage and hour legal compliance threats facing HR right now. Our presenters, both skilled labor and employment attorneys, will offer practical strategies for minimize legal risks.

You’ll learn:
  • The top wage and hour issues plaintiffs’ attorneys are targeting now, and how to avoid the most potentially costly pitfalls
  • The practical impact of the latest court rulings on cases alleging that contractors are really misclassified employees
  • Best practices for recruiting, hiring, and managing contingent workers, such as dependent contractors, temporary workers, or other “gig” workers to manage talent shortages—while staying compliant with the Fair Labor Standards Act
  • Signs that a worker classified as an independent contractor falls into the category of being a dependent contractor and what that means for your company
  • The latest on predictive scheduling ordinances going into effect across the country—and the compliance tripwires those may present
  • The likely impact the Trump Administration’s pick for labor secretary will have on federal wage and hour enforcement
  • Why class actions are particularly dangerous for employers—and what new legal developments in this area mean for you
  • Recommended employee handbook updates relating to new minimum wage and paid sick leave laws
About Your Presenters:

Jay Hux
Of Counsel
Fisher Phillips

Jay Hux is Of Counsel in the Chicago office of Fisher Phillips. He represents management in all aspects of labor and employment law. Mr. Hux represents clients in various federal and state courts and agencies in defense of employment-related lawsuits, including claims arising under Title VII, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), and restrictive covenant actions. He also advises clients and conducts training with regard to a wide array of federal and state employment issues and works with clients in negotiating and drafting various employment-related agreements. Prior to attending law school, he worked as a marketing manager in a technology company. While in law school he clerked for the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in Washington D.C.

Miranda Watkins
Fisher Phillips LLP

Miranda Watkins is an associate in the Fisher Phillips San Diego office. Her practice includes counseling and defending employers in all areas of labor and employment law. Before joining Fisher Phillips, Ms. Watkins worked as an associate attorney for a national law firm, focusing on employment and general civil litigation matters. During law school, she served as a law clerk for an administrative law judge at the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). There, her work focused solely on federal employment discrimination matters.
Today’s Biggest Wage And Hour Compliance Risks: How To Clear Up Misconceptions And Misapplication Of Federal Regulations
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