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Exempt vs Non-Exempt in Higher Ed: Eliminate FLSA Confusion


Live Webinar Recording

Recording Price: $199.00

(Includes Proprietary Materials)

The Department of Labor (DOL) is cracking down on those who misclassify employees. Your institution might be making major wage and hour mistakes that could result in an FLSA lawsuit and expensive fines. Clear up your FLSA confusion and join us for a live, 60-minute webinar to discover:

  • How to determine when an employee is exempt vs. nonexempt
  • Top misclassification hazards in Higher Ed - Avoid common pitfalls
  • When to classify a worker as an employee or independent contractor
  • Latest FLSA enforcement rules: Keys for total compliance

Program Highlights

  • Clarification Issues Unique to Higher Ed: What You Need to Know

    • How will additional white collar employees be entitled to overtime pay?
    • Nontraditional employees - Employee or independent contractor?
    • How to categorize student workers - Undergrads & graduate assistants
  • Determining Exempt vs. Nonexempt: Latest Regulations to Know

    • What's the difference: Executive, professional & admin exemptions
    • Deductions that can turn salary status into hourly pay
    • When must you compensate volunteer or intern time
  • Addressing Important Compensable Time Questions: Issues in Higher Ed

    • Protect your exemptions - How to structure university job descriptions
    • Time requirements regarding travel time, on-call time, training & more
    • Virtual FLSA: Overcome off the clock issues of smartphones & email
  • Live Question & Answer Session - Have your questions answered by the expert!

About The Speaker

James Ottavio Castagnera, JD, PhD has practiced for 40 years as a communication specialist and attorney, principally in higher education.

  • He has been a practicing attorney with a major Philadelphia firm, and a communication specialist for the United States Coast Guard and at an R1 university.
  • He is currently legal counsel at a regionally-ranked teaching university in Central New Jersey. Jim has published 19 books, as well as some 50 professional/scholarly articles and book chapters.
  • He is a frequent commentator in newsletters, newspapers and magazines, and on the Internet. His teaching has taken him to the University of Texas-Austin, the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and the Widener University and Drexel University Schools of Law.

Program Benefits

Join us for this 60-minute webinar to discover how to avoid DOL penalties and fines by properly complying with the FLSA rules in Higher Ed.