In May 2016, the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) extended overtime to 4.2 million employees effective Dec 1st, 2016. In Nov 2016, the Department of Labor’s (DOL) new FLSA overtime regulations were delayed by a last-minute court injunction. Is this just a delay, or something more permanent? And what happens next? Will the Department of Labor’s appeal succeed? What should you do if you have already made the changes in your company? What if you have not? Attend this critical session to get the answers to all of these questions and learn what you can do to ensure you comply with the FLSA more widely to avoid a costly and detrimental FLSA lawsuit in the future.
Determine how FLSA regulations have changed, and identify preventative measures that employers can take to avoid lawsuits.
Maria O. Hart is a member of Parsons Behle & Latimer Litigation, Trials & Appeals practice group. Ms. Hart's practice focuses generally on commercial litigation and employment law, including drafting handbooks, consulting on hiring and firing decisions, and advising on wage & hour issues.
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