Compensating Commissioned Employees: Avoiding Costly FLSA Exemption Overtime Traps

webinar Compensating Commissioned Employees: Avoiding Costly FLSA Exemption Overtime Traps

You Will Learn:

  • The most recent federal rules for paying commissioned employees minimum wage and overtime
  • Common trip-ups employer’s face when dealing with commission-based employees
  • The differences between DOL and judicial interpretations of exemption/overtime rules
  • What the salary basis requirement is, and why it matters

 

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Many employers make expensive mistakes when labeling employees as ‘commission’ or ‘commission only’ and applying FLSA (Fair Labor Standards Act) overtime exemptions.

In fact, companies across the U.S. have been forced to pay tens of millions of dollars to employees they mistakenly classified as exempt under the commissioned employee exemption of the FLSA.

This webinar will present real-life examples of best practices for:

  1. Drafting compliant commission agreements;
  2. Keeping accurate commission-based compensation records;
  3. Alternatives ways of establishing exempt status, and
  4. When the overtime exemption does and does not apply.

Learning Objectives

During this information-packed session, our expert panel will discuss;

  • The most recent federal rules for paying commissioned employees minimum wage and overtime
  • Common trip-ups employer’s face when dealing with commission-based employees
  • The differences between DOL and judicial interpretations of exemption/overtime rules
  • What the salary basis requirement is, and why it matters
  • Rules to employ when deciding whether an commissioned employee is entitled to overtime compensation
  • The importance of defining how and when commission is earned
  • Comparison of pay rules for outside sales representatives vs. commissioned retail employees
  • Possible changes to overtime requirements under FLSA that are coming in 2016
  • State and local laws pertaining to overtime/commission pay

Product ID: 7813

Bonus Material

Your webinar includes the top-selling guide FLSA Compliance: Your Practical Guide to Overtime Exemptions and Wage and Hour Law – a $349 value – absolutely FREE!

FLSA ComplianceJam-packed with compliance guidelines, this practical, 176 page guide provides easy-to-understand guidance for:

  • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Overview
  • Basic Wage Standards
  • Who is Covered?
  • Employee Rights
  • Overtime Pay
  • Nursing Mothers
  • Recordkeeping, Reporting, Notices and Posters
  • Enforcement
  • Equal Pay Provisions
  • Exemptions
  • Commonly Used Exemptions
  • Salary Basis Requirement and the Part 541 Exemptions Under the FLSA

This essential guide also includes finger-tip access to 42 extra pages of sample materials and relevant policy information, including:

  • Frequently Asked Questions on:
    • FLSA
    • Furloughs and Other Reductions in Pay and Hours Worked Issues
    • Break Time for Nursing Mothers
  • Consolidated State Minimum Wage Update Table (Effective Date: 01/01/2012)
  • Comparing the Tests for:
    • Executive Employees
    • Administrative Employees
    • Professional Employees
    • Computer Employees
    • Outside Sales Employees
  • Model Salary Basis Policy
  • State Labor Offices Contact Information
  • FLSA Poster

Learn How to Avoid Costly FLSA Exemption Overtime Traps when Compensating Commissioned Employees!

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Faculty

Mark E. Tabakman
Mark E. Tabakman
Partner, Fox Rothschild LLP

Mark is a labor and employment lawyer who handles both union and non-union matters for employers across the country. He counsels human resource professionals and in house counsel in complying with the myriad federal/state employment laws to provide creative, practical and cost-effective solutions to employment issues and problems.

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