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2021 Wage and Hour Update: New Overtime Rules

Description

Wage and hour regulations impact every employer. Whether a worker is classified as an employee or independent contractor and employees as "exempt" or "non-exempt" for purposes of overtime has major implications for employer tax and non-tax compliance.

Failure to properly classify a worker can lead to substantial financial liability for employers and compliance has become more difficult as employers, following commercial trends, employee more "gig" workers or independent contractors. Enforcement by the US Department of Labor and state equivalents is increasing.

This program provides a practical guide to major developments in overtime rules and regulations and provide guidance on best practices to avoid liability.

  • Major case law and regulatory developments impacting overtime compliance
  • Continuing classification litigation around "gig" economy workers
  • Anticipated Biden Administration changes to overtime rules
  • Changes to the "PAID" independent audit program
  • Best practices to avoid misclassification liability

Contributors

  • Shira R. Yoshor

    Shira R. Yoshor, Greenburg Traurig LLP, Houston, TX

    Shira focuses her practice on labor and employment matters. She also has experience with a wide variety of complex commercial litigation. She regularly represents management in virtually all aspects of labor and employment law. She counsels employers on managing workplace issues, drafts employment agreements, handbooks and policies, investigates and litigates whistleblower claims, discrimination and retaliation claims, and claims involving all sorts of restrictive covenants.

    Shira partners with her clients to help them achieve their strategic business and legal goals wherever they face challenges.

    Click here for more information about Shira.

April 20, 2021
Tue 1:00 PM EDT

Duration 1H 0M

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