The news is teeming with stories of innovative and well-known brands whose reputations have been tarnished by wage and hour violations, often leaving an unsubstantiated impression that these organizations are underhanded or don’t care about their employees.
Managers are in a prime position to help protect against or create wage and hour violations. Do your managers really understand how to apply and explain these laws to employees? These complex laws are tricky to navigate, yet violations can be very costly, not only to your bottom line, but also to your reputation.
This webinar is designed to provide an overview of key wage and hour laws that all managers should be aware of and able to apply to their work environment. Topics will include employee classifications, overtime, meal and rest breaks, and what activities are considered “time work”.
Recognize the factors that differentiate an employee from an independent contractor
Understand how to determine when an employee is exempt or non-exempt, and why the distinction is important
Recognize what activities are considered “time worked”
Understand how regulations regarding overtime, minimum wage, and meal and rest breaks apply to your work environment