FLSA Changes: A Look Into the DOL’s Proposed Overtime Rule and How You Can Prepare

 

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Presenters: Adam Childers, Crowe & Dunlevy; Caleb Masters, Paycom

Original Program Date: July 2019 (available for on-demand viewing through October 2019)

Program length: 60 minutes

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In this webcast, Crowe & Dunlevy's Adam Childers and Paycom's Caleb Masters go in-depth on the U.S. Department of Labor's proposed rule to boost the salary threshold at which workers are eligible to receive overtime, making a major change to employee exemption criteria under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). This will extend overtime protections to more than a million currently exempt workers making less than $35,308 per year. 

This proposed salary level threshold increase could represent financial and operational challenges for employers, who now must evaluate how their employees are scheduled and paid in order to make the types of workforce decisions that will mitigate their labor costs and their exposure under the FLSA.

Childers and Masters will provide an overview of the proposed rule, five potential challenges employers may face and four potential solutions to those challenges.

Learn about our speaker About the Presenters: Adam W. Childers is a director at Crowe & Dunlevy, and serves as co-chair of the firm’s labor & employment practice group. Since joining Crowe & Dunlevy in 2000, Childers has successfully represented management in cases brought by employees under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, Oklahoma’s workers’ compensation laws, the Fair Labor Standards Act, Oklahoma’s non-compete and non-solicitation statutes, and Oklahoma’s Open Meeting and Open Records Acts. In addition to his litigation work for employers, Adam has handled Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and Oklahoma Human Rights Commission investigations as well as Oklahoma Employment Security Commission hearings. Childers has trial experience, both in jury and bench trials. Additionally, Childers is very active on the legal lecture circuit.

Caleb Masters is the host of HR Break Room, a webinar and a podcast producer at Paycom. With more than seven years of experience as a writer and content producer, Masters has produced dozens of podcasts and videos across multiple industries. Masters continues to assist organizations in creatively communicating their ideas and messages through researched talks, blog posts and new media.

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Recertification Credit

SHRM Certification has approved this webcast for 1 PDC toward SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP recertification. A program code will be provided at the end of the webcast. The program also meets recertification credit standards set by the HR Certification Institute and other HR certifying bodies, but candidates must manually enter their activity into their records.

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This webcast is sponsored by Paycom

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