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
Allen Kato is an experienced attorney and owner of his own law practice in San Francisco, California. His practice concentrates exclusively on advising employers in all aspects of employment law, including performance management and avoiding wrongful termination lawsuits, wage and hour, equal employment opportunity, leaves of absence, privacy, employment contracts, sales commission and bonus compensation, unfair competition, and trade secret matters. He has litigated individual and class action ... View Full Profile
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