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Fair Labor Standards Act in Maryland

Are you tangled in a web of confusing wage and hour laws? Employee lawsuits and government agency enforcement actions for wage and hour violations are at an all-time high, especially in Maryland. Penalties on even small errors can be extremely costly for your business. Purchase these reference materials and get the information you need to stay current on the latest rules and regulations and to keep your labor costs down. In today's competitive environment, your ability to effectively, economically and lawfully manage your company's payroll is paramount. Purchase these reference materials to get the essential guidance and insight you need to avoid missteps in this minefield of federal and state laws. Benefits for You •Determine which employees are exempt from federal and state wage and hour law •Get up to speed on recordkeeping and posting requirements •Calculate overtime properly - every time •Stay up-to-date on new laws and critical legal developments Learning Objectives •You will be able to describe who is exempt. •You will be able to discuss what needs to be counted as hours of work. •You will be able to explain how to maintain compliance with recordkeeping, timekeeping and disciplining employees for not complying. •You will be able to review how to calculate overtime and issues regarding overtime compensation.
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Agenda

Overview of FLSA
— Howard B. Hoffman, Esq.
  • History of the FLSA
  • Essential Overview and Structure
  • Implications of Misclassifying an Employee Under the FLSA
  • Avoiding Widespread Myths Concerning the FLSA
The Predicate: An Employment Relationship
— Howard B. Hoffman, Esq.
  • Employee or Independent Contractor? The Economic Realities Test
  • Joint Employers
  • Trainees/Interns
  • Volunteers
Ring Around the White Collar: Who Is Exempt?
— Howard B. Hoffman, Esq.
  • What Are the Rules on Exempt Status?
  • Salary Basis Test
  • Categories of White Collar Exemptions
  • Auditing Your White Collar Workforce
  • Correcting Misclassifications Without Raising a Red Flag
  • The Interplay Between Federal and State Wage and Hour Laws and Exemptions
Ring Around the White Collar: Who Is Exempt? (Continued)
— Howard B. Hoffman, Esq.
  • Applications of the Regulations to Special Occupations
  • Recent Case Law Developments and DOL Opinion Letters
  • Tips From the Trenches
Knowing What Needs to Be Counted as Hours of Work
— Frank L. Kollman, Esq.
  • Understanding the Concept of Suffering or Permitting an Employee to Work
  • Is This Really Compensatory Time?
Maintaining Compliance
— Frank L. Kollman, Esq.
  • Overview
  • Recordkeeping and Other Exciting Paperwork
  • Timekeeping for Exempt Employees
  • Time Clocks and Other Methods of Recording Time
  • Posting Requirements
  • Disciplining Employees for Not Complying
Industry Specific Exemptions
— Frank L. Kollman, Esq.
  • Retail Salespersons on Commissions
  • Motor Carrier Exception
  • The Laundry List of Specific Exemptions That Might Apply to Your Company
OMG, What Do I Do Now?
— Frank L. Kollman, Esq.
  • Dealing With a Department of Labor Audit
  • Dealing With Employee Complaints
  • How to Settle Claims Without Having to Settle Them a Second Time
  • How to Avoid Other Wage and Hour Disasters
Calculating Overtime
— Frank L. Kollman, Esq.
  • Regular Rate of Pay
  • Piece Rate
  • Fluctuating Work Week
  • Other Issues of Overtime Compensation
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Howard B. Hoffman, Esq.

Howard B. Hoffman, Esq.

Howard B. Hoffman, Attorney at Law

  • Principal, Howard B. Hoffman, Attorney at Law
  • Focuses on defense and prosecution of FLSA claims
  • Frequent speaker and writer on wage disputes
  • Contributing revisions editor: Fair Labor Standards Act (BNA/ABA), 2002 to present
  • J.D. degree, with honors, University of Maryland School of Law; B.A. degree, University of Maryland School of Law
  • Can be contacted at 301-251-3752 or [email protected]
Frank L. Kollman

Frank L. Kollman

Kollman & Saucier, P.A.

  • Partner of Kollman & Saucier, P.A., founded 1988
  • Established management labor and employment law attorney and litigator
  • Lectures nationally on labor law, employment discrimination, and occupational safety and health
  • Contributing Editor, Developing Labor Law, publication of the American Bar Association
  • Former member Maryland Board of Public Accountancy
  • J.D. degree, Syracuse University College of Law; B.A. degree, The Johns Hopkins University
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Published 2013
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