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Wage & Hour Laws for Supervisors

Wage & Hour Law Course: Supervisors

Federal law sets out specific wage and hour requirements, but when supervisors miscalculate time worked or misclassify compensatory time and overtime, organizations can face steep legal consequences. According to published reports, the U.S. Department of Labor has shifted significant resources to agencies responsible for enforcing wage and hour compliance and health and safety laws.

This course is a supplemental module to our All Employees course and educates supervisors on essential managerial issues, including their role in record keeping, addressing errors, and taking complaints under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

  • Guides supervisors in understanding their responsibilities related to federal wage and hour laws
  • Explains when and how supervisors should seek guidance before taking action
  • Gives examples of the real-life consequences of failure to properly apply wage and hour laws
  • Defines key federal wage and hour laws and how federal and state laws interact
  • Teaches proper record keeping and posting requirements
  • Explains how to classify employees
  • Details minimum wage and tip pooling requirements
  • Covers how to calculate overtime and off-the-clock
  • Explains how to handle complaints and avoid retaliation
  • Detailed coverage of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Coverage of related laws, including Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Consumer Credit Protection Act (CCPA), Davis-Bacon and Related Acts, Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), McNamara-O’Hara Service Contract Act (SCA), Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Protection Act (MSPA), and Walsh-Healey Public Contracts Act (PCA)
  • Links to items legally required to be posted in the workplace

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