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Hot Wage and Hour Issues: Overtime Concerns With Remote Access and Mobile Devices

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Summary

Hot Wage and Hour Issues: Overtime Concerns With Remote Access and Mobile Devices

Workshop Description/Agenda

Benefits
Dont get caught in a wage and hour class action claim understand the liabilities remote access and mobile devices can have on your organization. Employees and their counsel continue to pursue class action claims for offtheclock work and unpaid overtime wages at a fever pitch. Thousands of wage and hour class actions asserting violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act or parallel state laws are filed each year and the costs of defending these matters and the damages claimed and paid, whether through trial or settlement, are staggering. The key to avoiding these claims is strict compliance with the law however, the laws are antiquated and do not fit well with technological advances. Although allowing employees remote access to computer systems and the use of mobile devices may provide for smoother business operations, this technology presents new challenges as to when employees are engaged in work, how to track and pay for that time, and how to control when such activities occur. Gain an understanding of the nature of these issues and the newest arguments and claims to overtime advanced by plaintiffs counsel. Learn how you can structure your workplace policies and work environment to minimize the likelihood and success of these claims.

Agenda
General Requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act and Similar State Wage and Hour Laws
ï Minimum Wage and Overtime Requirements
ï The Need to Pay for All Hours Worked
ï The Need for Accurate Time Records
ï Salary Basis Requirements for Exempt Workers

Challenges Presented by New Technologies
ï Historical Issues With Work at Home and Away From the Work Site
ï Issues With Remote Access to Computer Systems
ï Issues With Mobile Devices

What Can an Employer Do to Minimize the Risks?

Faculty
Patrick M. Madden with K&L Gates LLP

Credits
AIPB ,CPP/FPC (Pending) ,CLE (Please check the Detailed Credit Information page for states that have already been approved) ,CPE ,HR Certification Institute ,SHRM ,Additional credit may be available upon request.

Who Should Attend

This live webinar is designed for payroll administrators, human resource managers, controllers, CFOs, accountants, business owners and managers, and attorneys.

Additional Information

Training Provider: Lorman Education Services

Course Topics: Accounting Training > Payroll

Training Course Summary: Hot Wage and Hour Issues: Overtime Concerns With Remote Access and Mobile Devices


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