Get the tools needed to ensure FLSA compliance.
Wage and hour class action litigation and wage and hour audits are some of the most devastating liabilities that employers carry. Noncompliance is generally not a one off, but systemic, and results in hundreds of thousands of dollars in liability. Fortunately, because of the systemic nature of classifications, it is very easy to identify and develop a plan for compliance. This topic will give you the tools to conduct a self-audit and ensure that individuals are properly classified. The failure to do so is costly between attorney fees and damages. As such, this information is critical to ensure compliance with the FLSA and prevent wage and hour litigation.
- You will be able to describe what the FLSA is, who it impacts, and what we need to do as employers to remain compliant.
- You will be able to review your current/prospective position descriptions in order to analyze exempt/nonexempt status.
- You will be able to identify exempt vs. nonexempt positions.
- You will be able to review your policies for compliance.
|FLSA – What Is It?|
- Who Is Covered Under the FLSA?
- What Does the FLSA Require? I.E. Overtime
|Exempt vs. NonExempt – Everyone Is NonExempt Except|
- Administrative Employee Exemption
- Executive Employee Exemption
- Roundup: Learned Professional, Computer Professional, and Outside Sales Exemptions
|Oops, I Am Not Compliant|
- Federal and State Department of Labor Audits
- Wage and Hour Class Action Litigation – Largest Growing Class Action Facing Employers
- It's Not Just the Department of Labor – Impact on Workers' Comp, IRS, and Unemployment
Noah A. Frank
- Attorney in the Chicago office of SmithAmundsen LLC, in the Labor & Employment Practice Group, Data Privacy, Security & Litigation Group, and the Medical Cannabis Counsel Team
- Practice emphasizes all aspects of employment law, including mandated leave, discrimination, handling difficult employees effectively, and agency matters
- Conducts regular seminars and workshops on numerous on the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), workers’ compensation, unemployment, anti-discrimination/harassment, wage garnishments, properly paying hourly employees, and employment misclassification issues (exempt/nonexempt/independent contractor)
- Author of several publications related to the areas of employment, workers’ compensation, cannabis and marijuana
- Member of the Illinois Chamber of Commerce, Business Advisory Board, Employment Law Council, cannabis regulation working committee; University of Illinois College of Law, Alumni Board; Chicago Bar Association, Leadership Institute Steering Committee; American Bar Association, Annual Meeting Program Planning Committee; Wicker Park Bucktown Chamber of Commerce; River North Business Association
- J.D. degree, University of Illinois College of Law; M.H.R.I.R., University of Illinois Institute of Labor & Industrial Relations; B.A. degree, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign