Training & Information Program (TIP)
How to Avoid Hour and Wage Liability
Date: Thursday, 02/28/2019
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Region: Capital District
Location: NYSID, 11 Columbia Circle Drive, Albany, NY 12203
Event Status: Confirmed
Michael D. Billock
Michael D. Billok, Esq. regularly represents employers in state and federal court, defending against actions alleging violations of employment laws such as the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, including class actions, as well as collective and class actions under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and New York Labor Law (NYLL). Counseling clients in a wide range of industries—including manufacturing, retail, healthcare, and not-for-profit organizations—Mike provides advice and training on all aspects of the employment relationship. He is also a member of the Wage & Hour Defense Institute, a national network of wage and hour defense litigators.
Who Should Attend:
Staff responsible for wage compliance including Human Resource professionals, Payroll professionals, Vocational Program Directors/Managers, Contract Managers/Time Study personnel.
Fair Labor Standards Act violations have increased significantly in recent years, resulting in billions of dollars of employer liability for penalties and owed wages. This session will explore this ever-present and growing threat and how employers can avoid wage and hour liability by implementing sound wage and hour practices. This session will discuss concerns employers routinely struggle with and provide practical guidance on properly classifying positions, overtime, preliminary, postliminary and remote work, travel time, breaks and meal periods, deductions from wages, piece rates, and commissions, bonuses and incentive compensation, as well as timekeeping practices and record keeping obligations.