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DOL's Final Overtime Exemption Rule Released: What the Changes Mean for Your Organization - On-Demand

DOL's Final Overtime Exemption Rule Released: What the Changes Mean for Your Organization - On-Demand

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DOL's Final Overtime Exemption Rule Released: What the Changes Mean for Your Organization - On-Demand

Webinar now available On-Demand.

WEBINAR SNAPSHOT: Learn the impact the DOL’s final overtime exemption rule will have on your workplace and when the changes take effect.

The Department of Labor (DOL) has released its greatly anticipated final rule increasing the salary threshold for overtime exemptions to $35,568  ($260 more than was reflected in the proposed rule) , and employers nationwide understandably have questions about what the final rule will and will not do—as well as the effective day of the DOL’s final overtime rule.

Don’t be left scrambling. Use this on-demand webinar rebroadcast that will explain the impact the DOL’s final overtime exemption rule will have on your organization.

You’ll learn: 

  • Practical strategies to assist your company ahead of the DOL’s final overtime exemption rule taking effect
  • How the DOL’s final rule on overtime exemptions differs from the Obama-era proposal concerning white-collar exemptions, salary level threshold, and more
  • How to create a comprehensive communication plan that addresses employees’ concerns—and the timeline for rolling out your message if you’ll need to convert workers from exempt to nonexempt
  • The final rule’s impact on highly compensated employees
  • How and when the salary thresholds will be updated in the future, and whether the DOL built in automatic salary threshold updates
  • How the DOL set special salary levels for employees in U.S. territories and a special base rate for employees in the motion picture producing industry
  • Best practices for addressing bonuses, including how those factor into the salary threshold for exemption

About Your Presenters

H. Juanita BeecherH. Juanita Beecher, Esq.
Of Counsel
Fortney & Scott, LLC

H. Juanita (Nita) Beecher is a nationally recognized expert on Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) and U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) matters. She is Of Counsel to Fortney & Scott, LLC with a focus on OFCCP regulatory affairs. Beecher's primary focus is labor and employment law with substantial experience with class investigations by the EEOC and OFCCP. She has more than 30 years of experience in labor and employment law particularly with class investigations by the OFCCP and the EEOC. From 2000 to 2015, she led networks of senior diversity, EEO, and affirmative action corporate practitioners as well as senior in-house labor and employment lawyers.

Burton J. Fishman, Esq.Burton J. Fishman, Esq.
Senior Counsel
Fortney & Scott, LLC

Burt Fishman has devoted his practice to developing the “law of the workplace,” an interdisciplinary approach that offers employers counsel and representation on a broad range of matters growing out of government regulation of business. His experience extends to the full spectrum of employment and labor matters, including employment discrimination, affirmative action (OFCCP), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and human resources counseling. In recent years, his practice has focused on assisting clients with the changing laws of pay equity, mandated leave, and similar workplace matters. He has represented clients throughout the nation in proceedings before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the U.S Department of Labor, the National Labor Relations Board, and in arbitrations and courts at all levels. He has repeatedly been recognized as a Washington SuperLawyer in the labor and employment field by Washington Law & Politics magazine and is a long-served Member of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers.

Fishman served as the Deputy Solicitor for National Operations for the U.S. Department of Labor during the George H. W. Bush administration. During that time, he was a departmental spokesman and Congressional witness on such issues as disability law, wage and hour matters, safety and health, and the ‘glass ceiling’ initiative. His familiarity with the regulatory and legislative process has led to his being retained by entities as diverse as the Society of Human Resource Management, the National Association of Manufacturers, and the American Bar Association to represent them regarding emerging issues and proposed legislation before Congress and the executive agencies.

Fishman has served as co-chair (management) of the Federal Legislative Developments Committee of the American Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Law Section and also as a member of its Equal Employment Opportunity Committee. A widely recognized author of over 100 books and articles on workplace issues, his publications include: The ADA: Ten Years After; HR Guide to Employee Management; The HR Question and Answer Book; Workplace Privacy; Thompson’s HR Policies; and Guide to Accommodations of Disability and Religion. Fishman is an experienced speaker on employment issues, including several presentations at SHRM national meetings, at the American Bar Association Annual Convention, and at similar gatherings throughout the country.