2015 DOL Initiatives: Minimum Wage, FLSA Changes & More!

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Date Apr 15, 2015
Time 10:00 AM PDT
Cost $145.00
Online
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Overview: 2015 is a year where we know that the DOL is going to be more proactive than it has been in years. One of the most significant changes employers can expect from the DOL in 2015 is regulatory changes to the exemption criteria under the Fair Labor Standards Act. Federal contractors are facing additional changes - a mandated minimum wage of $10.10 per hour; new confidentiality rules regarding personnel and salary information; new guidelines addressing sex discrimination and sexual orientation. This webinar will walk you through step by step new requirements and the new proposals so that your company is prepared now!

Why should you attend: The DOL enforces a number of laws, including, the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). Additionally, an arm of the DOL, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance (OFCCP) is responsible for enforcing Executive Order 11246. In response to mandates from President Obama, the OFCCP has issued regulations regarding minimum wage requirements for federal contractors and the new proposed rules regarding sex discrimination and sexual orientation discrimination. The DOL plans an overhaul existing regulations under the FLSA/FMLA that will substantially impact how you do business. This webinar is a must so that you can prepare your organization for these significant changes.

Areas Covered in the Session:
  • New minimum wage requirements for government contractors
  • New regulatory prohibitions against sexual orientation discrimination
  • New rules regarding prohibiting employees from discussing salary information
  • Proposed changes to the definition of "spouse" under the FMLA
  • What to expect with regard to the changes of definition of "professional," "administrative," and "managerial," under the FLSA
  • Other DOL initiatives for 2015

Who Will Benefit:
  • Human Resource Managers
  • Company Owners
  • Federal Contractors
  • Payroll Professionals
  • Human Resources
  • Accounting Personnel
  • Business Owners
  • Lawmakers
Instructor:
Susan Desmond is a partner with the firm of Jackson Lewis, LLP which has offices in 59 cities across the country. She has been representing management in the area of labor and employment law since her graduation from the University of Tennessee School Of Law. Susan is a frequent speaker and author on a number of labor and employment issues. She is named in Best Lawyers in America and has been named by Chambers USA as one of America's leading business lawyers for labor and employment law.

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