2021 Wage & Hour Update: New Overtime Rules

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COURSE INFO

  • Presentation Date 5/26/2021
  • Next Class Time 12:00 PM CT
  • Duration 60 min.
  • Format Teleseminar
  • Program Code 04202021
  • MCLE Credits 1 hour(s)


Course Price: $59.00
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COURSE DESCRIPTION

Wage and hour regulations impact every employer. Whether a worker is classified as an employee or independent contractor and employees as “exempt” or “non-exempt” for purposes of overtime has major implications for employer tax and non-tax compliance.  Failure to properly classify a worker can lead to substantial financial liability for employers and compliance has become more difficult as employers, following commercial trends, employee more “gig” workers or independent contractors.  Enforcement by the US Department of Labor and state equivalents is increasing.  This program will provide you with a practical guide to major developments in overtime rules and regulations and provide guidance on best practices to avoid liability.

 

  • Major case law and regulatory developments impacting overtime compliance
  • Continuing classification litigation around “gig” economy workers
  • Anticipated Biden Administration changes to overtime rules
  • Changes to the “PAID” independent audit program
  • Best practices to avoid misclassification liability

 

Speaker:

Shira R. Yoshor is shareholder in the Houston office of Greenburg Traurig, LLP, where her practice focuses on labor and employment matters and a wide variety of complex commercial litigation. She is experienced in representing management in virtually all aspects of labor and employment law. She regularly counsels employers on managing workplace issues, drafts employment agreements, handbooks and policies, drafts and litigates non-competition and non-disclosure agreements, and investigates claims and complaints by employees. Shira has defended individual and multi-party claims before courts and arbitrators around the country.  Ms. Yoshor received her B.A., summa cum laude, from Yeshiva University and her J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School.