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The Fair Labor Standards Act: Avoid the Legal Consequences of Misclassifying Employees

11-March-2024 :03:00 PM EDT Duration : 60 Minutes

Racquel Harris,

Racquel Harris is The Chief Strategy Officer at R. L. Harris & Associates, LLC. Racquel has 25 years of Executive level experience in Human Resources and earned two certifications in Human Resources and certification in Risk Management. Racquel is a graduate of Indiana University where she rec Read more

This webinar will empower you to make informed decisions about employee classification and ensure strict adherence to wage and hour regulations. By grasping the intricacies of Wage and Hour requirements, you can safeguard your company from potentially ruinous financial repercussions. Failure to comply with these critical laws has resulted in staggering financial judgments against employers, leaving even the most prominent businesses reeling from the associated penalties.

Why Should You Attend:

Misclassifying an employee as an independent contractor is a serious matter. This is a common mistake that many organizations make which could have significant legal and financial repercussions including back taxes, fines, and penalties from regulators. Federal and State authorities are aggressively pursuing enforcement actions related to worker misclassification and therefore organizations must know the difference between an employee versus an independent contractor.

Intentional acts of misclassification could even result in an organization being investigated for payroll fraud, litigators filing class action lawsuits and even criminal charges that could result in jail time.

Course Outline:

• An overview of the standard definition of an employee versus an independent contractor under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

• How to recognize if a worker is Misclassified.

• Immediate steps employers should take when they recognize a worker has been misclassified in their organization.

• Best practices to avoid misclassifying workers.

• The legal, tax and benefit differences between an independent contractor versus an employee.

• The financial and legal consequences of misclassifying workers.

What You Get:

• Training Materials

• Live Q&A Session with our Expert

• Participation Certificate

• Access to Signup Community (Optional)

• Reward Points

Who Will Benefit:

• Payroll Professionals

• Human Resources

• Accounting Personnel

• Business Owners

• Lawmakers

• Attorneys, or any individual or entity that must deal with the complexities and technicalities of ensuring compliance within the payroll process

• All Employers, 

• All Levels of HR, Managers/Supervisors, Employers in All industries, 

• Business Owners, 

• Company Leadership 

Please reach us at 1-888-844-8963 for any further assistance or if you wish to register


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