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Wage & Hour Compliance: Practical Solutions for HR

Wage & Hour Compliance: Practical Solutions for HR

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Wage & Hour Compliance: Practical Solutions for HR (2013 Edition)

Correctly apply FLSA at your workplace and remain the go-to expert with this must-have desk reference that has been fully updated for 2013 and beyond!

Complying with the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) can be confusing and challenging for even the most savvy HR practitioner.  Wage & Hour Compliance: Practical Solutions for HR provides you with detailed guidance on how to comply with the FLSA and takes you through the most complicated wage and hour issues that HR practitioners encounter.

This all-new Wage & Hour Compliance, 2013 Edition, includes:

  • Brand-new case examples for 2013 and beyond
  • An updated section on donning and doffing with details on the pending Supreme Court Sandifer case
  • The most recent information about employer obligations to provide break times for nursing mothers under federal law
  • Expanded insight on furloughs
  • New FLSA litigation and recent Supreme Court class-action cases
  • Information for employers on the “de minimis” doctrine, reading emails after work, and mobile devices
  • Updates to state minimum wage requirements and other state law charts

 

In addition, this must-have desk resource features:

  • Real-world examples of wage & hour challenges, and how to solve them
  • Multiple quizzes, so you can see where you need to review more carefully
  • An overtime exemption audit checklist, so you never make the wrong call
  • State-specific charts, for comparing your multi-state obligations
  • Sample policies, easily modified to fit your specific preferences
  • A quarterly newsletter, Wage & Hour Compliance Bulletin, to keep you aware of the latest developments in the law, and why they matter to you.

 

Now when you’re faced with a supervisor’s travel time question or an employee’s request for comp time, you’ll find answers in seconds, from a reputable and reliable source.

 

Bonus -- not just a manual! You'll also get:

  • A free quarterly Wage & Hour Compliance Bulletin alerting you to legal changes that require alterations in your workplace policies.

 


Kara SheaAttorney Kara E. Shea is the practice leader for Butler Snow’s Labor and Employment Group. She provides practical advice on employment issues and compliance to national, regional, and local employers of all sizes, ranging from Fortune 500 companies to small businesses, in a variety of industries. She also represents employers before administrative agencies such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and in litigation, including discrimination, retaliatory discharge, whistleblower, and wage and hour cases, including class actions. Ms. Shea has briefed cases presented to both the Tennessee Supreme Court and the United States Supreme Court. Ms. Shea regularly speaks on employment-related topics and provides supervisory training on topics including FMLA and FLSA compliance, conducting workplace investigations, and implementing employee discipline. She has been a regular columnist for the Nashville City Paper. Ms. Shea also practices in the area of intellectual property, including trade secrets, trademarks, and copyright matters.


Holly JonesHolly K. Jones is the Managing Attorney Editor at BLR, formerly M. Lee Smith Publishers LLC. She is the editor of Fifty Employment Laws in Fifty States, the comprehensive guidebook of employment laws in all 50 states, and Employers State Law Alert, the monthly resource for summaries of significant employment legislation. She has also written and edited several additional publications on labor and employment law, including the HR Guide to Employment Law, the Employment Practices Self-Audit Workbook, and the Mastering HR series.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wage & Hour Compliance: Practical Solutions for HR (2013 Edition)

Correctly apply FLSA at your workplace and remain the go-to expert with this must-have desk reference that has been fully updated for 2013 and beyond!

Overtime exemptions — off-the-clock work — constant demands to reduce labor costs while increasing productivity “By whatever means necessary!” Complying with the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) can be confusing and challenging for even the most savvy HR practitioner. That’s because the law’s complex requirements can easily land them on the wrong side of a lawsuit or DOL investigation.

In fact, there are more wage and hour lawsuits pending in the federal courts than all other employment claims combined.

Wage & Hour Compliance: Practical Solutions for HR provides you with detailed guidance on how to comply with the FLSA and takes you through the most complicated wage & hour issues that HR practitioners encounter. When you’re faced with a supervisor’s travel time question, an employee’s request for comp time, another executive’s suggestion that more assistant managers be deemed exempt from overtime, you’ll find answers in seconds, from a reputable and reliable source.

This all-new Wage & Hour Compliance, 2013 Edition, includes:

  • Brand-new case examples for 2013 and beyond
  • An updated section on donning and doffing with details on the pending Supreme Court Sandifer case
  • The most recent information about employer obligations to provide break times for nursing mothers under federal law
  • Expanded insight on furloughs
  • New FLSA litigation and recent Supreme Court class-action cases
  • Information for employers on the “de minimis” doctrine, reading emails after work, and mobile devices
  • Updates to state minimum wage requirements and other state law charts

In addition, this must-have desk resource features:

  • Real-world examples of wage & hour challenges, and how to solve them
  • Multiple quizzes, so you can see where you need to review more carefully
  • An overtime exemption audit checklist, so you never make the wrong call
  • State-specific charts, for comparing your multi-state obligations
  • Sample policies, easily modified to fit your specific preferences
  • A quarterly newsletter, Wage & Hour Compliance Bulletin, to keep you aware of the latest developments in the law, and why they matter to you.

Now when you’re faced with a supervisor’s travel time question or an employee’s request for comp time, you’ll find answers in seconds, from a reputable and reliable source.


BONUS! Not just a manual. You also get:

  • Free quarterly Wage & Hour Compliance Bulletin alerting you to legal changes that require alterations in your workplace policies.

There are more wage and hour lawsuits pending in federal court than all other lawsuits combined. Why are aggressive attorneys so eager to file claims on behalf of employees? Because there’s so much money to be made:
  • $84,541: New York physical therapist agrees to pay 22 employees for minimum wage violations
  • $4.75 million: Hospital in Thousand Oaks, California settles wage and hour lawsuit over miscalculated overtime pay and failing to compensate workers for
    missed meal and rest periods.
  • $1.15 million: Las Vegas construction company to pay in back wages to 1,060 current and former employees.
  • $30,000: Texas chain of four gas stations to pay their six hourly employees, again forr ecordkeeping and overtime violations.
  • $976,327: New Mexico aerospace company settles with 900 employees who were routinely required to work through lunch breaks without compensation.
  • $340,400: New Jersey convenience store to pay back wages and damages for violations of overtime and recordkeeping.


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