Published: May, 2021
The Department of Labor takes investigations of Wage and Hour violations very seriously! In recent years, agency-initiated investigations have increased dramatically. In FY2019 alone, agency-initiated investigations found violations that resulted in fines and penalties in excess of $322 million!
Civil lawsuits for Wage and Hour violations are always a threat to business. Penalties have been so severe that they have shaken the financial foundations of some of the world’s most successful companies.
Join Vicki M. Lambert, CPP for this information packed webinar and get the information you need to help protect your company from financial jeopardy!
This online webinar concentrates on federal and state wage and hour requirements that must be followed in the payroll department. Areas of discussion include calculating overtime, travel time, minimum wage, posting requirements, meal and rest periods, how often an employee must be paid and by what method and paying terminated employees.
In this online CPE webinar, we will discuss the wage and hour laws that apply to paying employees on the federal and state level. We start with defining the crucial elements of wage and hour law including what is work week, a work day and hours worked and how the hours must be tracked or accounted for. From this basis we first discuss not only the rules for calculating overtime but the effects that other payments have on overtime including discretionary and nondiscretionary bonuses and commissions. We then work through examples of calculating overtime correctly using both the FLSA method and the alternate (or commonly understood) method as well as what to do if the employee is working at two or more rates. We will discuss the minimum wage and how it can be different on the state or the federal level and what can be used as credit against it by the employer. But federal law does not cover all aspects of paying employees. For this we need to concentrate on state laws in the areas of paid family leave, mandatory sick leave, meal and rest periods, pay stubs and notices, how often employees must be paid, acceptable methods that may be used to pay employees, and handling terminating employees including vacation pay-outs. We conclude with our section on what can be legally deducted from the employee’s wages.
No prerequisites or advanced preparation required
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President, The Payroll Advisor
Vicki M. Lambert, CPP, is president and academic director of The Payroll Advisor™ a firm specializing in training payroll professionals. With over 35 years of hands-on experience in all facets of payroll functions as well as over 20 years as a trainer and author, Ms. Lambert is a sought-after and respected voice in the practice and management of payroll issues. She has conducted open market training seminars on payroll issues across the United States that have been attended by executives and professionals from some of the most prestigious firms in business today.
Ms. Lambert has lectured extensively on payroll administration and compliance issues for clients that have included Automatic Data Processing, CCH Incorporated, Ceridian Employer Services, and The Employer Group. Ms. Lambert has also served as a consultant and in-house trainer for businesses such as Sun Microsystems, Paychex, Fox Studios, Disney, County of Riverside, and City of Hesperia.
Ms. Lambert is an adjunct faculty member at Brandman University in Southern California. She is the creator of and the instructor for the Practical Payroll Online program offered through the School of Extended Education. Ms. Lambert currently produces and presents audio seminars and webcasts for clients and business groups throughout the country.