Exempt vs Nonexempt: Avoiding Costly Misclassification Mistakes
The federal Department of Labor and state agencies responsible for overtime wage compliance are aggressively auditing and investigating employers who misclassify their employees as exempt from overtime. On top of that, employees are increasingly bringing lawsuits, including class action suits, alleging they and their co-workers were misclassified as exempt.
Attend this webinar and learn how to properly classify your employees as exempt or nonexempt to avoid mistakes that can prove costly to your company.
- Understand the key information you need to consider regarding compensation, including minimum salary levels, needed to satisfy the salary-basis test
- Gain access to proven best practices for identifying and establishing your employees’ job duties to satisfy the job-duties test
- Learn how to properly analyze the facts to determine which exemption may lawfully apply to the position
- Avoid costly mistakes by learning to remedy misclassifications and perfect techniques to minimize potential legal exposures
Marty Heller is Of Counsel with the firm’s Atlanta office. Marty represents public and private employers on a national, regional, and local basis in all aspects of employment litigation, including wage and hour claims, employment discrimination claims, family and medical leave claims, and employment based contractual disputes. Marty also devotes much of his practice to providing general counseling and employment advice to employers on their day-to-day employment issues, and on the implementation... View Full Profile
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