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Fair Labor Standards Handbook for States, Local Governments and Schools

Fair Labor Standards Handbook for States, Local Governments and Schools

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Fair Labor Standards Handbook for States, Local Goverments, and Schools

The Fair Labor Standards Handbook is the most comprehensive and easy-to-use resource of its kind — and it’s written especially for public-sector employers like you. BLR specifically designed the Handbook to help you easily navigate the complex web of compliance challenges related to the Fair Labor Standards Act. This wage and hour tool provides comprehensive analysis and practical guidance on how to most effectively implement FLSA policies by answering your most pressing questions related to your day-to-day-work.

With Fair Labor Standards Handbook you can:

  • Stay on top of changes to the FLSA regulations and understand the implications of new court rulings.
  • Effectively respond to a U.S. Department of Labor investigation or audit.
  • Confidently implement special rules governing overtime and other issues.
  • Streamline your daily procedures with sample forms and documents.
  • Prepare and monitor potential FLSA compliance issues based on guidance from leading HR attorneys and other experts.
  • Call the editor with unanswered questions — a special resource for subscribers.
  • And more!



Major Topics Covered

Written especially for public sector employers, the Fair Labor Standards Handbook translates compliance into easy-to-follow steps. You’ll get the practical tools and expert guidance you need to protect your agency from lawsuits and DOL investigations. All in one place.

Featured Topics

  • Exempt Employees
  • School, Special District and Other Employees
  • Hours Worked and Compensation
  • Overtime Compensation
  • Overtime for Police and Firefighters
  • Equal Pay and Child Labor
  • Recordkeeping
  • Enforcement and Remedies


Summary of Contents

  • 100 Introduction and Overview
  • 200 Exempt Employees and Non-Covered Employees
  • 300 More Types of Exempt Employees
  • 400 Hours Worked and Compensation
  • 500 Overtime Compensation
  • 600 Overtime for Police and Firefighters
  • 700 Equal Pay and Child Labor
  • 800 Recordkeeping
  • 900 Enforcement and Remedies
  • 1000 Sample Forms and Documents
  • 1100 State Wage and Hour Laws
  • Appendixes: Federal Statutes, Federal Regulations, DOL Rulings
  • Indexes



Format and Frequency

  • Two volume Manual
  • Quarterly Updates


About Your Print Subscription

Your annual subscription includes published updates at no additional charge for the 12-month subscription period. If you have any questions about your subscription, please contact Client Services at service@blr.com or call us at 1-800-727-5257, Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm Central Time.

Authors and Editors

Daniel B. Abrahams is a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of the international law firm, Brown Rudnick LLP. Mr. Abrahams regularly represents employers before the U.S. Department of Labor and in the courts. Mr. Abrahams was an adjunct assistant professor at George Washington University Law School for almost a decade, where he co-taught a course entitled, "Federal Labor Standards" in the Government Contracts Program. He has lectured widely on government contracts and labor standards topics for private groups, the Small Business Administration, Federal Publications Inc., the Educational Services Institute, and the George Washington University Government Contracts Program. He is co-author of Thompson’s Fair Labor Standards Handbook for States, Local Governments and Schools, the Employer’s Guide to the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Public Employer’s Guide to FLSA Employee Classification, and the FLSA Employee Exemption Handbook, and serves on the Editorial Advisory Board for those products.

Sandra J. Boyd is the vice president of advocacy and outreach for Achieve, Inc., a bipartisan, non-profit organization that helps states raise academic standards, improve assessments and strengthen accountability to prepare all young people for postsecondary education, work and citizenship. She holds an undergraduate degree from San Diego State University and a juris doctor from the George Washington University Law School. Boyd has served as the vice president of human resources policy at the National Association of Manufacturers in Washington, D.C.; as Assistant General Counsel of the Labor Policy Association and as an attorney at the Washington, D.C., law firm of Epstein, Becker and Green, where she practiced labor and government contract law; and as an adjunct professor at George Washington University, National Law Center. She is co-author of Thompson’s Employer’s Guide to the Fair Labor Standards Act; Fair Labor Standards Handbook for States, Local Governments and Schools; FLSA Employee Exemption Handbook; and Public Employer’s Guide to FLSA Employee Classification.

Gilbert J. Ginsburg is an attorney, and counselor-at-law and former partner in the Washington, D.C., law firm of Epstein Becker and Green. He holds an undergraduate degree and juris doctor from the University of Chicago and currently is an adjunct professor at The George Washington University Law School. He is co-author of Thompson’s Fair Labor Standards Handbook for States, Local Governments and Schools; and Employer’s Guide to the Fair Labor Standards Act.

 
Shlomo D. Katz
is counsel in the Washington, D.C. office of the international law firm, Brown Rudnick LLP. He holds a B.S. degree from the University of Maryland, School of Architecture, and a juris doctor from the George Washington University Law School. Katz’ areas of specialty include wage and hour, government procurement, and construction law. He advises clients on classification and salary basis issues, participates in wage-hour litigation, and assists clients in developing innovative compensation plans. He lectures regularly on the Fair Labor Standards Act, is a contributing editor to Thompson’s FLSA products and serves on the Editorial Advisory Board for those products.


Editorial Advisory Board for the Fair Labor Standards Handbook for States, Local Goverments, and Schools

Daniel B. Abrahams, Esq.
Brown Rudnick LLP
Washington, D.C.

William J. Cutler, Jr.,
SPHR Cutler Consulting Services LLC
San Antonio, Fla.

Paul DeCamp, Esq.
Jackson Lewis LLP
Vienna, Va.

David S. Fortney, Esq.
Fortney & Scott, LLC
Washington, D.C.

Donna S. Galchus, Esq.
Cross, Gunter, Witherspoon & Galchus, P.C.
Little Rock, Ark.

Shlomo D. Katz, Esq.
Brown Rudnick LLP
Washington, D.C.

Tammy D. McCutchen, Esq.
Littler Mendelson P.C.
Washington, D.C.

Alexander J. Passantino, Esq.
Seyfarth Shaw
Washington, D.C.

Alfred B. Robinson, Jr., Esq.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
Washington, D.C.

Arthur F. Silbergeld, Esq.
Dickstein Shapiro LLP,
Los Angeles, Calif.

David H. Spalter, Esq.
Jill Schwartz & Associates, P.A.
Winter Park, Fla.

Sally Still, Esq.
Ward Damon Posner Pheterson & Bleau
West Palm Beach, Fla.

Brian P. Walter, Esq.
Liebert Cassidy Whitmore
Los Angeles, Calif.