Dealing with (and Stopping) Overtime Abuse

Course Description:

Overtime is probably one of the most contentious employment issues. Many employees know that when they work more than 40 hours a week, each extra hour entitles them to 1.5 times their regular hourly rate. Some employees will make a point of working (or claiming) overtime pay. For each employee who does so the cost can multiply quickly and exponentially.

Employers who either encourage or turn a blind eye to this practice can suffer tremendous losses, paying needlessly for extra hours worked or claimed. In this session, you will learn how to stop unnecessary and/or unauthorized overtime.


Why Should You Attend?

Penalties for non-compliance with the FLSA’s overtime rules can be severe. Non-compliant employers can face a DOL audit, a lawsuit or even an administrative charge.

Attend the webinar to know which jobs and which employers are likely to be impacted and what to do now in order to comply with the Fair Labor Standards Act.


Areas Covered in the Webinar:

  • What is overtime pay?
  • “Compensable work time”
  • Creating, communicating and enforcing clear overtime policies
  • Key elements in an Overtime Policy
  • What to do when employees work unauthorized overtime
  • Tracking employees’ time
  • Schedule changes
  • And more!


Who Will Benefit:

  • Payroll managers
  • Compensation Officers
  • Human Resources VP’s, Directors and Managers
  • CFO’s
  • Controllers
  • CEO’s
  • Business Owners

Our Speaker

Janette Levey Frisch

Janette Levey Frisch is an attorney with more than 20 years’ legal experience. She works with employers on most employment law issues to ensure that employers are in the best position possible to avoid litigation, audits, employee relations problems, and the attendant, often exorbitant costs. She authors the firm’s weekly blog, where she discusses issues impacting employers today. She has written articles on many different employment law issues for many publications, including EEO Insight, Staffing Industry Review, @Law, and Chief Legal Officer. Ms. Frisch has also spoken and trained on topics, such as criminal background checks in the hiring process, joint employment, severance arrangements, pre-employment screening among many others. She is licensed in New Jersey and New York. In addition, she serves as a Legal Wellness Professional to employers outside New Jersey and New York on almost all federal employment law issues, to enable employees to address workplace challenges before they escalate to litigation or costly audits. Ms. Frisch is also a contributor to the recently released book, “Hiring Greatness: How to Recruit Your Dream Team and Crush the Competition,” published by John Wiley and Sons, and authored by David E. Perry and Mark J. Haluska.

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