Changes in Fair Labor Standards Act Rules for 2018

Mike Staebell-HeadshotBy: Mike Staebell

Over the past year there have been many changes in Fair Labor Standards Act regulations and enforcement.  This presentation will summarize the changes implemented by the Wage and Hour Division of the US Department of Labor, and what could be on the horizon. Topics will include: “White Collar Overtime Exemption Regulations”, “Employment Relationship: Joint Employment and Independent Contractor Classification”, and “Interns, Tipped Employees’ Wage and Hour Opinion Letters”.

Presentation Objectives:
Inform attendees of changes to the to the Fair Labor Standards Act statute and regulations in order to ensure their firms are complying with the latest rules.

About the Speaker:
Mike joined the Dickinson Law Firm in April 2016 after retiring from the U.S. Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division (WHD), where he spent 33 years enforcing federal employment laws. In his final six years with the agency, he served as WHD District Director for the states of Iowa and Nebraska.

Mike has given hundreds of presentations to the public on statutes enforced by WHD and is a popular presenter to professional and industry associations throughout the Midwest. He has presented to associations of human resources professionals, payroll administrators, bankers, CPAs, municipalities, counties, cooperatives, attorneys, grocers, and construction companies.

As a Compliance Specialist, Mike works under the supervision of Dickinson’s attorneys to assist clients in understanding and complying with federal labor laws.


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