The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) may be the single most challenging of employment and labor laws for HR. It is now more critical than ever that you understand your compliance obligations under the FLSA. As the major provisions of the FLSA are concerned with minimum wage rates, overtime payments, and equal pay, failure to comply with wage & hour laws may result in dire consequences. Employers may be required to pay the employee back wages, damages, penalties, attorney fees and court costs. Employers may also face the prospect of civil and criminal penalties from federal and/or state governments.

In this practical webinar, you will discuss ways to avoid non-exempt overtime calculation mistakes and examine the difference between compensable and non-compensable time, paid and unpaid break times, and more. You will also explore the most common mistakes employers make regarding wage and hour issues.

Upon course completion, you will be able to:

  • Discuss the key provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act
  • Address meal breaks, travel, training, on-call time, and outside sales under the FLSA
  • Compute overtime pay and understand the “regular rate of pay”
  • Distinguish between the public and private sectors
  • Maintain accurate recordkeeping
  • Distinguish between FLSA and state wage and hour laws

This program is eligible for HR and CLE credit. Please be sure to check the credits tab to confirm that this course has been pre-approved for legal credit in your state of practice.

Faculty Member
Steven Meilleur
Poms & Associates

Steven G. Meilleur, Ph.D., SPHR is President and CEO of PRAXIS Management Solutions, LLC, a consulting firm specializing in HR and employment matters. He also serves as Sr. VP, Risk Services (HR & Employment) with Poms & Associates, and national Insurance and Risk Services firm. He is a faculty member at the University of New Mexico, where he teaches graduate courses in HR, Management, and related subjects. Dr. Meilleur has more than 43 years of experience as an HR professional in public, private, and nonprofit organizations, in executive and management capacities.

Dr. Meilleur received a BA in English Literature and Education from Bucknell University, an Executive MBA from the University of New Mexico’s Anderson Graduate School of Management, and his Ph.D. in Leadership and Organizational Learning from UNM. He received his certification as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) by the Society for Human Resource Management in 1995

HR Credits

Credit Value Type Format
HRCI 1.5 General
On-Demand/Recording
SHRM 1.5 On-Demand/Recording

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