As a manager of employees who earn an hourly wage, it is important for you to be familiar with the basic principles of wage and hour law. Your knowledge of common pay-related issues will allow you to support your company's pay policies and minimize the risk of pay violations. This course addresses minimum wage requirements, pay for breaks and meals, overtime requirements, and recordkeeping responsibilities. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by the Labor & Employment Law Group of the law firm of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC. Please note, however, that the course materials and content are for informational purposes only and do not constitute legal advice. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation or constitute a legal opinion with respect to compliance with any federal, state, or local laws. Transmission of the information is not intended to create, and receipt does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship. Readers should not act upon this information without seeking professional counsel. The information contained herein is provided only as general information that may or may not reflect the most current legal developments. This information is not provided in the course of an attorney-client relationship and is not intended to constitute legal advice or to substitute for obtaining legal advice from an attorney licensed in your state.
- Recognize basic minimum wage requirements in order to support the employer's obligation to comply with the FLSA
- Recognize practices related to employee work time that are consistent with the FLSA
- Recognize the requirements for paying workers for overtime
- Recognize the importance of supporting your company's efforts to comply with FLSA and state requirements
Managers and supervisors of nonexempt employees