The Implications of Changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act

2015 Employment Law & Legislative Conference
Workplace Application: You will learn how to review time and payroll records to uncover potential wage and hour violations and will explore the Department of Labor’s potential revisions to the FLSA.
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The U.S. Department of Labor’s plans to revise the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime exemptions will affect nearly all employers. Former U.S. DOL Wage and Hour Administrator Tammy McCutchen will describe where the nation’s overtime laws are headed. McCutchen was the principal drafter who modernized the white-collar overtime rules. How might the salary test change? What happens to the duties test? Which industries will be most affected? Don’t miss hearing McCutchen’s unmatched perspective on what lies ahead for the FLSA’s overtime provisions.

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Monday, March 23, 2015 - 3:45pm to 5:15pm
Presenter: 

Tammy McCutchen

Tammy
McCutchen

Tammy McCutchen is a principal in Littler Mendelson’s Washington D.C. office and also VP & Managing Director for ComplianceHR. She is a leading authority on federal and state wage-hour laws. Previously, McCutchen served as Administrator of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division where she was the primary architect of the 2004 revisions to the Part 541 overtime regulations.  McCutchen was on the litigation team that obtained the injunction of the 2016 Final Rule which would have increased the minimum salary level for exemption to nearly $48,000.  She is a graduate of Western Illinois University and Northwestern University School of Law, and clerked for Judge Manion on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.

Location: 
Renaissance Ballroom East
Amount of Credit: 
1.50
Credit Type: 
HR Credit
Session Type: 
Concurrent Session
Competency: 
HR Expertise
Critical Evaluation
Intended Audience: 
Mid-Level
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