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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.

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Agenda

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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Applications have not yet been submitted for Delaware, Idaho, Kentucky, Maine, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, and Wyoming CLE for this course. However, if you are interested in obtaining CLE for any of the listed states or have any additional credit questions please email us at [email protected] or call us at 866-352-9540.

This course was last revised on November 18, 2020.

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  • AR CLE 1.5
     
  • This course has been approved for 1.5 hours of CLE by the Arkansas CLE Board.
     
  • CA MCLE 1.5
     
  • Lorman Business Center, LLC. is a State Bar of California approved MCLE sponsor and this course qualifies for 1.5 CLE hours of participatory credit.
     
  • WA CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Washington State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 hours of A/V credit under the Law & Legal Procedure category.
     

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This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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Calvin R. House

Calvin R. House

Gutierrez, Preciado & House, LLP

  • Partner at Gutierrez, Preciado & House, LLP in Pasadena, California
  • Counsels employers on compliance issues, and defends employers against employee lawsuits and claims
  • Frequent speaker on employment law issues
  • Member of the prestigious American Board of Trial Advocates
  • J.D. degree, Columbia Law School; B.A. degree, Columbia College
  • Can be contacted at [email protected] or 626-449-2300
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Product ID: 407927
Published 2020
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