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Protecting Your Business with a Wage and Hour Audit

*Pending Approval for Recertification Credit Hours Awarded: (One) Specified Credit Hour: HR (General) recertification credit hours toward aPHR™, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi™, SPHRi™ recertification through HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®).

A worrisome trend for businesses is the explosive growth of wage and hour lawsuits. The Department of Labor reports that it receives nearly 25,000 wage- and hour related complaints per year, and the number of lawsuits brought against companies under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) continues to soar — wage and hour lawsuits against companies for violations of the FLSA have increased 456% since 1995. These lawsuits are not only time-consuming for management and extremely disruptive to the daily work of the business, but they are expensive to defend and result in the payment of significant settlements.

Even a small wage and hour violation can result in large damages when the claim is brought on behalf of all similarly-situated employees (a class action lawsuit). It is vital for a business to review its wage and hour policies periodically.

This 60-minute Teleseminar will cover the following:

  • Independent Contractor versus Employee
  • Overtime Exemptions/White Collar Exemptions
  • Off The Clock Work Time
  • Preparatory Time, Stand-By and On-Call Time
  • Record Keeping Requirements

Presented by:

Gregory Metzger, Esq.
Of Counsel, Reminger Co., L.P.A.

Greg's practice focuses on labor and employment matters, contract disputes, licensing and regulatory issues, real estate and zoning matters, and risk management and insurance issues.

Prior to joining Reminger, Greg served as in-house counsel for two companies and prior to going in-house, Greg practiced law in a law firm. Greg’s in-house experience was Operations Counsel for Atria Senior Living Group, Inc. and for Res-Care, Inc., both national companies with operations in more than 28 states. In this capacity, he handled a variety of legal matters but focused heavily on labor and employment issues.

He has experience before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and before state and local EEO administrative agencies. He also created and implemented corporate Human Resource Policies and Procedures and training programs for Res-Care and Atria.

Recognized as a Super Lawyer by Kentucky Super Lawyers Magazine

Price: $175.00