1. COVID-19 And New DOL Regs For Tracking Teleworkers’ Hours: How HR Can Ensure Compliance

COVID-19 And New DOL Regs For Tracking Teleworkers’ Hours: How HR Can Ensure Compliance

Employment law expert Dr. Jim Castagnera will reveal the intricacies of the August 24 Department of Labor bulletin. You will learn how to apply the new rules to your organization to ensure compliance and avoid penalties.
Event ID: 2645940
Recording: Unable to attend? A recording will be available after the presentation.
Date: Monday, September 28, 11:30 AM Eastern
Duration: Scheduled for 60 minutes including question and answer period.
Presenter: Dr. Jim Castagnera

Discover new regulations for tracking remote work. Learn how the August 24 DOL bulletin will affect your organization.

On August 24, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division issued Field Assistance Bulletin 2020-5. This document clarifies an employer’s obligation to track the number of hours of compensable work performed by employees working remotely.

With an increase in telework to reduce the risk of COVID-19, you need to understand the new requirements. You must take quick action to ensure that your organization is recording time correctly and paying employees for all their work.

  • How should your organization adapt to the August 24 telework regulations?
  • What are the fundamentals of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)?
  • Who is covered by the FLSA?
  • What are the differences between exempt and non-exempt employees?
  • What are the differences between employees and independent contractors?
  • What records does FLSA require you to keep?
  • When are non-exempt employees eligible for overtime pay?
  • How should employees report their hours?
  • Can you enforce rules against unauthorized overtime?
  • How is waiting time classified and paid?
  • What are the potential penalties for getting it wrong?
  • What additional state requirements apply?
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