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.
Mark M. Trapp is a partner in Conn Maciel Carey’s Chicago office. He practices law with a concentration in labor and employment. Mr. Trapp defends employers in a broad range of… Read More
As a management side labor & employment attorney & human resources (HR) counselor, Charles Krugel, www.charlesakrugel.com, has 25 years of experience in the field & has been running his own… Read More
Jason B. Klimpl is a partner in the Employment Law Group of Tannenbaum Helpern Syracuse & Hirschtritt LLP. In this capacity, he advises clients on a broad range of employment… Read More