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  • August 16
  • 1:00 - 2:30 pm EST

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Tips for Calculating a Regular Rate of Pay For Your Employees

August 16

Incorrectly calculating and paying overtime can result in extensive financial liability for employer.

To minimize the risk of liability, it is imperative that employers understand who is entitled to overtime and how to correctly calculate the overtime pay rate. The overtime rate is based on the employee’s regular rate. In this topic, you will learn what types of compensation are included in the regular rate and how to calculate the regular rate for non-exempt salaried, hourly, commissioned, or piece rate employees, as well as for employees paid more than one rate or receiving bonus payments. Learn tips to protect the company and address an investigation or employee complaints regarding overtime and pay.

Learning Objectives

  • You will be able to recognize which employees are exempt from overtime and which must be paid overtime.
  • You will be able to identify what compensation or benefits are included in the regular rate of pay for non-exempt employees.
  • You will be able to explain how to calculate the regular rate and overtime for employees paid by different pay methods, including non-exempt hourly, salaried, piece rate or commissioned employees.
  • You will be able to discuss the recordkeeping and record retention requirements of the FLSA.

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Agenda

Exempt vs. Non-Exempt Employees and Pay Methods
  • White Collar Exemptions
  • Salaried Non-Exempt Employees
  • Methods of Pay
    • Hourly
    • Salary
    • Commission
    • Piece Rate
Compensation Included in the Regular Rate
  • Bonuses – Discretionary vs. Nondiscretionary
  • Housing or Meals
  • On-Call, Call Back, and Other Premium Pay
Calculating the Regular Rate of Pay
  • Two or More Rates of Pay
  • Piece Rate
  • Salaried – Fluctuating Work Week vs. Fixed Work Week
  • Commissions
  • Tipped Employees
Handling Complaints by Employees or DOL Audits
  • Responding to Employee Concerns
  • Responding to DOL Investigations
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Credits

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This course was last revised on October 19, 2011.

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Who should attend?

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

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Faculty

Heidi Nunn-Gilman

Heidi Nunn-Gilman

The Cavanagh Law Firm

  • Partner in The Cavanagh Law Firm
  • Practices human resource counseling and employment litigation. She has extensive experience handling employment immigration compliance strategies, including I-9s, E-verify, ICE and worksite investigations and enforcement under the Legal Arizona Workers Act (LAWA) and similar state and local laws
  • Handles matters involving EEOC, ICE, OFCCP, DOL, NLRB, ADA, FMLA, Davis-Bacon, wage and hour laws, and affirmative action plans
  • Has extensive experience creating employment handbooks, policies, and procedures
  • Develops I-9 audit and immigration compliance training programs for multi-state national corporations
  • Frequent speaker and writer on a variety of employment topics
  • Contributing author to a book on employment law and a book on I-9, E-Verify and immigration compliance published by the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • Can be contacted at 602-322-4080 or [email protected]
Julie A. Pace

Julie A. Pace

The Cavanagh Law Firm

  • Senior partner in The Cavanagh Law Firm
  • Practice handles employment law, handbooks, drug and alcohol policies, I-9 and E-Verify compliance and audits, OSHA, independent contractor and alleged misclassification issues with DES and other government agencies, and defends claims of sexual harassment, employment discrimination, retaliation, whistleblower, and wrongful discharge, and against charges by the EEOC or ACRD
  • Handles matters involving EEOC, OSHA, ICE, OFCCP, DOL, NLRB, ADA, FMLA, Davis-Bacon, wage and hour laws, and affirmative action plans
  • Regularly provides training to companies and assists with investigations
  • Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America
  • Frequent speaker and writer on a variety of employment topics
  • Co-editor of three books on employment law, published by the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • Recipient of Arizona Business magazine’s 2008 Centers of Influence Award, which recognizes the 10 leading attorneys, accountants and bankers in Arizona
  • J.D. degree, cum laude, Arizona State University; B.S. degree in business administration, magna cum laude, Arizona State University
  • Can be contacted at 602-322-4046 or [email protected]
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Product ID: 406030
Published 2011, 2019
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