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FLSA Pitfalls to Avoid in Overtime and Wage Calculations

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FLSA - Wage Compliance Training aims to keep organizations compliant with wage and labor laws. The training also highlights pitfalls to avoid in wage computation. Areas covered during the training …

FLSA - Wage Compliance Training aims to keep organizations compliant with wage and labor laws. The training also highlights pitfalls to avoid in wage computation. Areas covered during the training session include:
• The Scope of FLSA
• Hours Worked- and its components e.g. Suffered or Permitted Time etc
• Minimum wage and its Components
• Record Keeping Requirements
• Youth Employment/Child labor law
• Overtime and non-exempt employees
• FLSA minimum wage and overtime exemption
• FLSA Pitfalls to Avoid

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  • 1. This Training is brought to you byWorkplace Compliance Training ADivision of Workplace Weekly NewsPublication . Visit our training centerto register for one of our event@http://www.workplace-weekly.com/workplacecompliancetraining/ - Topic: The FLSA- Pitfalls To Avoid in Overtime and Wage Calculations Source: The U S Department of Labor ‘s Wage Workplace Compliance Training and Hour DivisionCopyrights 2013 www.workplace- weekly.com
  • 2. • Coverage Areas AGENDA The Scope of FLSA Hours Worked- and its components Minimum Wage and its Components Record Keeping Requirements Youth Employment and Child Labor laws Overtime and non-exempt employees FLSA minimum wage and overtime exemption FLSA Pitfall to Avoid Workplace Compliance TrainingCopyrights 2013 www.workplace- weekly.com
  • 3. • The Scope of FLSA Two types of coverage Every employee working in the United States is covered by FLSA. Enterprise coverage: If an enterprise is covered, all employees of the enterprise are entitled to FLSA protections Individual coverage: Even if the enterprise is not covered, individual employees may be covered and entitled to FLSA protections Workplace Compliance TrainingCopyrights 2013 www.workplace- weekly.com
  • 4. • Hours Worked- and its Components of Hour worked components Suffered or Permitted Waiting Time On-Call Time Meal and Rest Periods Training Time Travel Time Sleep Time Workplace Compliance TrainingCopyrights 2013 www.workplace- weekly.com
  • 5. • Minimum Wage and Minimum Wage its Components The minimum wage is $7.25 per hour effective July 24, 2009 Components Include: wages (salary, hourly, piece rate Commissions  some bonuses  tips received by eligible employees and  the reasonable cost of room, board, and other “facilities” provided by the employer for the employee’s benefit Workplace Compliance TrainingCopyrights 2013 www.workplace- weekly.com
  • 6. Record Keeping Basic Record Requirements Employees full name and social security number. Address, including zip code. Birth date, if younger than 19. Sex and occupation. Time and day of week when employees workweek begins. Hours worked each day. Total hours worked each workweek. Basis on which employees wages are paid (e.g., "$9 an hour," "$420 a week," "piecework“) Workplace Compliance TrainingCopyrights 2013 www.workplace- weekly.com
  • 7. • Youth Employment Hazardous Occupations and Child Labor Law Manufacturing and storing of explosives. Driving a motor vehicle and being an outside helper on a motor vehicle Coal mining. Forest fire fighting and fire prevention, timber tract management, forestry services, logging, and saw mill occupations etc. Hours Restrictions 14- and 15-year-olds may not work before 7:00 a.m., nor after 7:00 p.m., except from June 1 through Labor Day, when their permissible hours are extended to 9:00 p.m. Workplace Compliance TrainingCopyrights 2013 www.workplace- weekly.com
  • 8. • Overtime and non- Non Exempt Employees exempt employees Non-exempt employees must receive one and one-half times the regular rate of pay for all hours worked over forty in a workweek. For example: An employee worked 48 hour in a week at a regular rate of $8 an hour. Total earning = 48 * 8= $384 over time rate = 8*.5= $4 His overtime due= $4*8hours= $32 Total earning= $384 + $32= $416 Workplace Compliance TrainingCopyrights 2013 www.workplace- weekly.com
  • 9. • FLSA minimum wage Overtime Exemption and overtime Exempt Employees exemption Executive Employees Administrative Employees Professional Employees Outside Sales Employees Computer Employees To qualify for exemption, employees must meet these tests for each exemption The Salary Test: the minimum salary level required for an exempt employee is $455 per week- Must be paid “free and clear” The Duty Test Workplace Compliance TrainingCopyrights 2013 www.workplace- weekly.com
  • 10. • FLSA Pitfalls to Avoid Pit Falls To Avoid We Are a Small Organization Not Covered By FLSA Managers Are Exempt- Salaried The Salary We Pay Covers All the Hours Worked Employees Volunteer for Extra Time Employee Maintains Their Time Records We Give Employee Compensatory Time Off, So We Do Not Pay Overtime We Use Contract Labor Hence We Do Not Pay Overtime Workplace Compliance TrainingCopyrights 2013 www.workplace- weekly.com
  • 11. Register for our FLSA-Wage Training EventsFind out if your Organization Is Compliant. @ http://www.workplace- weekly.com/workplacecompliancetraining/ Workplace Compliance TrainingCopyrights 2013 www.workplace- weekly.com

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