Curbing Unauthorized Overtime

Lorman Education Services
Training overview
Professional Course
1.5 hours

Course description

Curbing Unauthorized Overtime

Curbing Unauthorized Overtime

Decrease your overtime liability and prevent unauthorized overtime – especially in this time of change. Year after year, one of the most challenging tasks employers face is keeping track of the hours their nonexempt employees work and correctly paying any required overtime premium. When unauthorized overtime occurs, labor costs skyrocket, and businesses face a budgeting nightmare. And when employees perform compensable work off the clock, the potential overtime liability for an employer can be staggering. This topic helps businesses understand their responsibilities with respect to compensating for overtime, the rules regarding what activities constitute hours worked, and how to curb unauthorized overtime in a manner that complies with the wage and hour laws while also meeting operational needs. The law in this area strongly favors employees, and businesses need to know their rights and obligations. This topic is a must for employers who want to regain effective control over their overtime costs without unintentionally walking into a minefield of legal liability.

Learning Objectives

  • You will be able to define the factors that convert “on call” or “stand by” time into compensable working time.
  • You will be able to identify steps an employer can take to prevent off-the-clock claims by employees.
  • You will be able to recognize the types of off-the-clock work activities engaged in by employees in your industry or at your work sites that may lead to liability.
  • You will be able to recognize the types of off-the-clock work activities engaged in by employees in your industry or at your work sites that may lead to liability.

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    Who should attend?

    This live webinar is designed for human resource managers, payroll professionals, benefits managers, controllers, CFOs, accountants, personnel managers, compensation managers, business owners, office managers and attorneys.

    Training content

    • IntroductionThe Problem of Unauthorized On-The-Clock Overtime
    • Scenario One: The Good Employee
    • Scenario Two: The Bad Employee
    • The Limits of a Policy Requiring Pre-Approval for OvertimeThe Problem of Compensable Off-The-Clock Work
    • Pre-Shift and Post-Shift Activities
    • Tasks Performed Away From the Workplace
    • Meals and Breaks
    • Employees Volunteering Their Time
    • Supervisors Shaving TimeHow to Prevent Unauthorized Overtime
    • Effective Policies
    • Periodic Training
    • Ongoing Management Responsibility


    The cost of this Curbing Unauthorized Overtime live webinar is $209 per participant.

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