Compliance with federal (as well as state) wage and hour laws returned to the forefront towards the end of the Obama administration when it appeared that the salary threshold that applied to exempt employees would be increased significantly. While the proposed change will not happen, the Trump administration has signaled that the threshold will nonetheless likely increase. Regardless of where the new threshold lands, employers must nonetheless be mindful of the risks posed by misclassifying individuals as exempt as well as by a host of practices that can imperil otherwise proper classification decisions. And while the federal government is no longer scrutinizing the use of independent contractors as closely today, employers must still be careful when relying on contractors. This webinar delves into the mistakes commonly made by employers and endeavors to provide attendees with the tools needed to help find and fix potential wage and hour pitfalls.
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Max leads the Garfinkel Group, LLC's employment law practices groups and is a plaintiff-side employment law attorney. He has been practicing law since 2013 and has spent the majority of… Read More