The Top 10 Wage Payment Mistakes That Companies Make That Create Huge $$$ Legal Exposure!

SHRM 2012 Annual Conference
You will learn practical ways that you can spot wage payment problems and minimize exposure to lawsuits and DOL investigations.
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Employers continue to face an epidemic of lawsuits alleging wage and hour violations under the Fair Labor Standards Act.  This session will provide an update on the DOL's rigorous enforcement plan and audit strategy.  You will obtain practical advice in key areas aimed at decreasing potential wage payment liabilities, including: exempt/non-exempt determinations; classifying workers as independent contractors; when deductions may be taken from exempt employees; reducing 'off-the-clock' exposure; how to handle pay issues regarding travel time, on call time, training time, etc.  Don't miss this informative session!

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Monday, June 25, 2012 - 7:00am to 8:15am
Presenter: 

Gregory J. Hare

Gregory J.
Hare

Greg Hare has been a labor & employment lawyer with Ogletree Deakins for over 27 years – and he’s now the firm’s Managing Shareholder in Atlanta. His practice focuses on assisting companies with HR challenges, government investigations, and employment litigation matters – such as wrongful termination, sexual harassment, employment discrimination, wage and hour disputes, and employment contracts. He advises clients on HR topics like employee discipline and discharge, severance agreements, layoffs, family and medical leave, and use of independent contractors. Greg proactively helps companies reduce exposures by developing management training programs, allowing managers to spot and resolve issues before they mushroom into costly legal disputes.

Location: 
B206
Amount of Credit: 
1.25
Credit Type: 
HR Credit
Session Type: 
Concurrent Session
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