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Common Misconceptions in HR

Dispel common HR misconceptions by learning the important principles. Many employers suffer from misconceptions about the legal protections that employees have under the law. As a result, they risk liability for hundreds of thousands of dollars if a disgruntled employee should file suit. This topic will help those responsible for administering the human resource function dispel those misconceptions by learning the important legal principles. We will explain why 'independent contractor' is not just a label that you can pin on a worker, and why paying an employee a salary does not exempt that employee from the right to overtime. We will also discuss the FLSA ban on giving workers compensatory time in lieu of paid overtime. We explore in depth the need to identify legitimate reasons for discharge decisions, in light of the standards that the courts apply in deciding discrimination cases.


Runtime: 89 minutes
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1099 = Independent Contractor

  • Who Is an Employee?
  • Who Is an Independent Contractor?
  • 1099 Employee Is a Non Sequitur

Salary = Exempt

  • Salary Basis Test
  • White Collar Exemptions

Compensatory Time Instead of Overtime

  • FLSA Overtime Requirement
  • FLSA Ban on Compensatory Time

You Do Not Need a Reason to Discharge an at Will Employee

  • At Will Employment
  • Discrimination Law Standards
  • Documenting Discharge Decisions
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This course was last revised on December 11, 2017.

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Calvin R. House

Calvin R. House

Gutierrez, Preciado & House, LLP

  • Partner in the office of Gutierrez, Preciado & House, LLP
  • Practice emphasizes defense and counseling of employers on all employment law issues, including wage and hour law, wrongful termination, hostile work environment, and discrimination, harassment and retaliation
  • Conducts regular seminars and workshops on numerous employment law topics
  • J.D. degree, Columbia Law School; B.A. degree, Columbia College
  • Member of the American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Can be contacted at [email protected], 626-449-2300, or on TwitterŽ @PasadenaCalvin
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Product ID: 401638
Published 2017
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