Independent Contractors, Student Interns or Employees: How to Properly Classify Your Workers and Comply with the Law

Instructor: Deirdre Kamber Todd
Product ID: 704166
  • Duration: 60 Min

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This training program will cover the hot topics surrounding the FLSA and give attendees a toolbox to safely navigate the rocky edges of this stormy law. With part-time employees, interns, independent contractors, changes to the exemption laws, overtime issues, calculating regular rate, lactation breaks, and a multitude of other sticky issues, the Fair Labor Standards Act poses a challenge to the average employer on a daily basis. This webinar will seek to offer answers to all these and more.

Why Should You Attend:

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is a comprehensive and challenging law that covers dozens of different issues. From lactation breaks to independent contracts, from overtime to child labor, from changes in exemption to changes in child labor, the FLSA is a constant source of anxiety for employers. There are no good intentions in the world of the FLSA; employers simply must get their calculations correct or suffer draconian consequences, including penalties, double damages, attorneys’ fees, audits and the like. It is essential that employer, therefore, understand what is and is not required under the FLSA.

This course will discuss FLSA’s mandates and offer best practices to stay compliant with the law. In specific, the course will discuss changes in the exemption test, independent contractors, overtime challenges, regular rate and other exemption problems.

Areas Covered in the Webinar:

  • FLSA, generally
  • Hot topics with the FLSA, such as:
    • Changes in the exemption test
    • Lactation breaks
    • Final checks
    • Independent contractors
    • Overtime challenges
    • Regular rate and other exemption problems
  • Best practices in FLSA-based policies
  • Best practices in FLSA-based procedures

Who Will Benefit:

  • HR directors
  • Business directors
  • Any CO involved with employee relations/human resources and/or social media

Instructor Profile:

Deirdre Kamber Todd, Esq., is a partner with The Kamber Law Group, P.C., a next-generation law firm located in Allentown, Pennsylvania. With fifteen years’ experience, Ms. Kamber focuses her practice on labor and employment law, social media and technology law, HIPAA, and business law. Specific areas of her employment law practice include discrimination, wage and hour, restrictive covenants, business contracts, unemployment compensation, LGBT issues, labor disputes, FMLA, military leave, social media litigation, information privacy and technology, agency compliance, and medical record privacy. Her clients include companies, non-profits, governmental entities, and individuals. Her work includes consultative and legal services, from outsourced HR and social media services to hearings, litigation, and appellate work. Ms. Kamber also regularly provides training and education for companies and individuals. She is licensed to practice in New York, Pennsylvania, and in the U.S. Supreme Court; she is also an acknowledged expert witness for social media and networking.

Ms. Kamber is the recipient of a number of awards and recognitions: she was selected as one of the “Top 20 Under 40” by the Pennsylvania Business Journal; she has received the Ethics Award from the New York State Bar Association; she is the recipient of a grant from the Public Justice Foundation for her pro bono work on HIV/AIDS, and she was recently nominated as one of the Top Twenty-Five Women of Influence in the Lehigh Valley.

Aside from her legal practice, Ms. Kamber serves as the president and diversity chair for Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM), Lehigh Valley. She is currently an adjunct professor at DeSales University, instructing students in the MBA program in both HR and healthcare concentrations.

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