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Webinar Regarding Final Overtime Rule

Hey Compliance Warriors!

On November 4th the Wage and Hour Division will be holding a webinar to detail the final over time rule. Read on for the detail on how to sign up…

Article via: dol.gov

“Today the U.S. Department of Labor announced a final rule to make 1.3 million American workers eligible for overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

On September 25, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) published a .

The final rule updates the earnings thresholds necessary to exempt executive, administrative and professional employees from the Fair Labor Standards Act’s (FLSA) minimum wage and overtime pay requirements, and allows employers to count a portion of certain bonuses and commissions towards meeting the salary level. The new thresholds account for growth in employee earnings since the thresholds were last updated in 2004.

On Monday, November 4, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time, the Wage and Hour Division will offer a public webinar to provide compliance assistance on the final rule on:

    • Provisions of the final rule so that employers can comply with the changes and inform workers and their advocates of their rights
    • Specific changes that the final rule will make when it becomes effective on January 1, 2020
    • Detailed information about new materials and resources available on the overtime final rule website

Throughout the webinar, participants will have the opportunity to submit questions. Wage and Hour Division hosts will answer as many of those questions as possible following the presentation.

Register for a Webinar on the Overtime Final Rule

After registering, you will receive an email with detailed log-in information for the webinar.

A recording of the webinar will be posted on the Wage and Hour Division’s overtime final rule website after the live presentation.”

For more information: https://www.dol.gov/whd/overtime2019/


Lisa Smith is CEO of Andere Corporation and Chief Content Developer at HelpDeskSuites.com. Follow her on Twitter, connect with her on LinkedIn, listen to her Small Business Spoonfuls Podcast, and find more in her Compliance Warriors Facebook Group.


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