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DOL Overtime Rules – What Employers Need to Know! (Webinar)

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Friday, December 16, 2016, 10:30AM- 12:00PM CST
DOL Overtime Rules – What Employers Need to Know! (Webinar)
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Update – On Nov. 22, 2016, a federal judge in Texas issued a preliminary injunction, halting the enforcement of the Department of Labor’s (DOL) new overtime rule until further notice. The rule, which was set to take effect on Dec. 1, 2016, would have increased the salary threshold for the “white collar overtime exemptions” to $47,476 per year. Read more – Overtime Rule Blocked by Federal Court 

US Department of Labor Final Rule increasing the minimum salary requirements under the Fair Labor Standards Act and redefining exempt vs. non-exempt last may.  

Many employers are now realizing that the duties aspect of their exemption analysis was flawed, and regardless of salary, the employees were not truly exempt.  This valuable insight is important regardless of the salary level change is implemented.

Join us for a program to learn about:

  • The key provisions of the Final Rule
  • Which employees are affected and how
  • Which job positions must be reclassified as non-exempt
  • How to review handbooks and policies regarding exempt and non-exempt status
  • How to tighten up policies regarding working overtime
  • How to review and update policies and practices concerning “off the clock” time
  • How to review benefits applicable to exempt and non-exempt employees

 And More!

Once registered you will receive the dial-in info for the webinar via email


Noah A. FrankNoah A. Frank

SmithAmundsen LLC

Noah provides services to clients in labor and employment litigation and counseling; corporate and business counseling; and workers’ compensation defense and Compliance. He advises employers of all sizes from “Mom n’ Pop Shops” to restaurant chains; physician and other professional service offices to temporary staffing services; and international manufacturers/ distributers.

Noah works with his clients to develop labor and employment strategies, and draft employment agreements, contracts, and handbooks. His experience includes work on union successor collective bargaining agreements, responses to unfair labor practices, and grievance administration through successful arbitration. Noah has negotiated multiple favorable post-termination settlements in FLSA and discrimination/retaliation claims, and has significant experience advising clients on the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Illinois Minimum Wage Law, and Illinois Wage Payment & Collection matters. Noah regularly presents practical advice for handling difficult employees and return-to-work situations following on-the-job injuries.

Noah’s workers’ compensation experience includes complex matters related to representation of uninsured employers and non-compliance matters, as well as workers’ compensation and occupational disease defense. Noah has obtained several successful resolutions before the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission’s Insurance Compliance Unit. He has litigated Workers’ Compensation claims through the Illinois Appellate Court, and has obtained numerous favorable awards on behalf of his clients.

Noah was included in Illinois Super Lawyers, Rising Stars* list for 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015; a peer review distinction by Thomson Reuters awarded to 2.5% of attorneys in the State of Illinois. Attorneys named to the Rising Stars list are in practice for less than 10 years or under the age of 40. Noah has received a “BV” rating from Martindale-Hubbell for his legal ability and ethics.

Material posted on this website is for informational purposes only and does not constitute a legal opinion or medical advice. Contact your legal representative or medical professional for information specific to your legal or medical needs.

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