Hiring, Wages, & Employee Classifications Explained

Wednesday, May 3, 2023, 12:00pm EST

As small business owners, every day you are likely to encounter the unexpected, especially when it comes to employees. Please join special guest Scott Horton, Esq. from Horton Law PLLC, for answers to the most frequently asked questions about an especially challenging area of law for small businesses: wage and hour laws. Classifying employees correctly and paying them the right way can be complicated. Mistakes, even unintentional, can be very costly for employers.

This webinar will discuss:

  • Basics of exempt versus non-exempt classification
  • Calculating overtime and travel time correctly
  • Minimum wage and state updates
  • Recordkeeping
  • Time for Scott to answer your tax questions live!

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Scott Horton, Esq
Horton Law PLLC

Scott Horton is a New York-based management lawyer, with more than a decade of experience advising nearly 400 employers. In addition to litigation experience, Scott also represents employers in arbitration, mediation, administrative hearings, and governmental investigations involving employee matters. You can learn more about Scott’s approach through his book, New York Management Law: The Practical Guide to Employment Law for Business Owners and Managers. He is also a frequent speaker on a wide range of labor and employment law issues. Scott has also served as school attorney for a public school district since 2013, advising on a broad range of staff, student, and other New York Education Law matters. He is a graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law and received his B.A. from the University of Virginia, with distinction.

Elizabeth Milito
Executive Director, Small Business Legal Center

Elizabeth Milito serves as Executive Director, Small Business Legal Center with the National Federation of Independent Business Small Business Legal Center, a position she has held since March 2004. Ms. Milito is responsible for managing cases and legal work for NFIB. She frequently counsels businesses facing employment discrimination charges, wage and hour claims, wrongful termination lawsuits, union avoidance and, and in most other areas of human resources law. She also provides and develops on-line and on-site training on a variety of employment law matters and is a frequent media spokesperson on employment and labor matters. Since March 13, 2020, Ms. Milito has been offering webinars to navigate small business owners nationwide through the federal loan programs, workplace safety guidelines, liability issues, and economic downturn.

Holly Wade
Executive Director, NFIB Research Center

Holly Wade is the executive director of research and policy analysis for NFIB, where she conducts original research and studies public policy effects on small businesses. She produces NFIB’s monthly Small Business Economic Trends survey and surveys on topics related to small business operations. Holly is also a member of the Board of Directors of the National Association for Business Economics (NABE). She has undergraduate degrees in Political Science and Sociology from the University of Washington, and a Masters of Public Policy from the University of Denver

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