Wage and Hour Compliance for Small Business and the New DOL Overtime Rule Explained
Wednesday, May 1, 2024, 12:00pm EST

As small business owners, every day you are likely to encounter the unexpected, especially when it comes to employees. And no area of employment law is trickier than wage and hour rules. Join this webinar with special guest Brad Kelley, Littler, to deepen your understanding of key wage and hour laws and how to stay in compliance with them.

The webinar will also cover the new Department of Labor overtime rule that significantly increases the salary threshold (from $35,568 to $58,656) for overtime exemptions, impacting executive, administrative, and professional workers, as well as the highly compensated employee exemption.

Topics include:

  • Overtime requirements, as well as other common wage and hour issues, including training and travel pay, for non-exempt (hourly) employees.
  • Deductions from wages for employee uniforms and other expenses.
  • Wage and hour mandatory recordkeeping.
  • Artificial intelligence usage and benefits for small business.

We will also discuss the U.S. Department of Labor’s new independent contractor classification rule.

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Bradford J. Kelley
Shareholder, Littler

Bradford J. Kelley, Shareholder at Littler, has a broad practice representing employers in employment anti-discrimination and wage and hour matters. He focuses on advising clients about emerging technologies, including artificial intelligence (AI), and their impact on the workplace.

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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