Navigating the New Overtime Rules

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Re-Broadcast on December 14, 2016

On May 18, 2016, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued its highly anticipated final rule modifying some of the most commonly used exemptions to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime requirements. This webinar will provide an overview of the FLSA and the impact of the DOL’s new rules and explore what steps employers should take before the rules go into effect in December 2016.

This course is co-sponsored by the Federal Bar Association.

Key topics to be discussed:

  • History of the New Regulations
  • Overview of Fair Labor Standards Act Exemptions
  • What Is (And Is Not) In the New Rules
  • Responding to the New Rules
  • Handling Reclassification of Employees

 
Date / Time: December 14, 2016

  • 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Eastern
  • 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Central
  • 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Mountain
  • 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Pacific

 
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Re-Broadcast on December 14, 2016

jessica-summersJessica Summers is an Associate at the law firm of Paley Rothman in Bethesda, Maryland where she is a member of the firm’s Employee Benefits, Employment Law, Litigation and Government Relations practice groups. Ms. Summers works with companies and organizations on a wide range of matters, including establishing and implementing effective employment policies, drafting employment agreements, maintaining employee benefit plans, addressing corporate planning issues and monitoring and advising clients on legislative and regulatory developments of import to them.

Prior to joining Paley Rothman as an Associate, Ms. Summers was a law clerk at the firm. A cum laude graduate of American University’s Washington College of Law, she served as Topics and Trends Manager on the Administrative Law Review.

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Section I. Introduction

Section II. History of the New Regulations
a) Executive Order and Rationale for Change
b) Notice and Comment Process
c) Rule Adoption and Implementation Timeline
d) Congressional Pushback and Potential Legal Challenges

Section III. Overview of Fair Labor Standards Act Exemptions
a) White Collar Exemption
        i. Executive
        ii. Administrative
        iii. Professional
        iv. Computer Professionals
        v. Outside Sales
b) Highly Compensated Employees

Section IV. What Is (And Is Not) In the New Rules
a) No Impact on Duties Tests
b) Increased Salary Thresholds
c) Automatic Increases
d) Inclusion of Bonuses and Incentive Compensation
        i. Catch-Up Payments

Section V. Responding to the New Rules
a) Self-Audits
b) Options for Exempt Employees Who Fail the Threshold
c) Deciding Whether to Reclassify

Section VI. Handling Reclassification of Employees
a) Timing of Changes and Reclassification
b) Determining Compensation Method
        i. Continuing Salary
        ii. Converting from Salary to Hourly
c) Employee Benefits Impact
d) Communicating Reclassifications
e) Documenting Reclassifications
f) Controlling Overtime Work
g) Timekeeping Procedures
h) Technology, Telecommuting and Reclassification
i) Supervisor Education
j) Employee Relations Considerations
k) Updating Job Descriptions and Recruitment Materials