Wednesday, February 27, 2013
12:00 - 1:00pm ET
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With the Department of Labor stepping up wage and hour enforcement efforts, many businesses can expect intense scrutiny over their pay practices. What measures are you taking to ensure managers understand the company's pay policies? What strategies are in place to educate your hourly employees about their pay-related responsibilities? Is the company doing all it can to mitigate the risk of legal action? The right answers to these questions can help you protect your business and build a positive work environment for all employees.
Join us as Whitney Harmon, attorney at Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC, details the importance of wage and hour compliance and why it's becoming an increasingly critical concern for employers. During this Webinar Ms. Harmon will explore:
- The Department of Labor's aggressive enforcement efforts, including its record number of investigators being hired for 2013, targeted industries, and harsher penalties
- The need for extreme care when classifying employees
- The importance of effective timekeeping practices
- Strategies for avoiding costly pay violations
Whitney M. Harmon represents employers and management clients in all aspects of employment law, successfully arguing cases versus various state and federal agencies. She routinely drafts employee handbooks and policy manuals, trains supervisors and managers on the implementation of these policies, and provides guidance and advice on current employment-related legislation and agency initiatives.