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Paying Exempt and Nonexempt Employees

Paying Exempt and Nonexempt Employees
Product Code - PYAU01
Speaker(s): Patrick Haggerty, CPA/CMA
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In 2008, Federal wage and hour investigations produced $209 per investigation hour in back pay awards, the majority from overtime violations including misclassification of nonexempt employees as exempt. Since then, the DOL has increased its investigative work force by more than a third and established cooperative agreements with thirteen states, the IRS, and other federal agencies. 

In May of this year, a misunderstanding of the exemption from FLSA overtime requirements under the Motor Carrier Act cost an employer $376,000 in back wage payments to 177 employees. Despite the recent US Supreme Court ruling that pharmaceutical sales representatives are exempt from FLSA overtime requirements, employers should remain cautious in classifying employees as exempt given the increase in agency emphasis on proper employee classification under federal and state labor laws.

Join Patrick Haggerty, CPA/CMA, for a webinar covering exemptions under the FLSA.

In this webinar you will learn:

  • The differences in the various types of exemptions.
  • Work activities that support exempt status and those that indicate nonexempt status
  • Common misconceptions about exempt status, job titles, and salary basis
  • Proper application of the federal salary basis test.
  • Employer actions that defeat exemption
  • Exceptions to the salary basis rules
  • Why time records matter

Register quickly and easily online  to secure your space now. Or, please call 1-800-372-1033 option 6, then sub-menu option 1, and refer to date and title of conference. Lines are open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. ET, excluding most federal holidays.

Don't miss this opportunity to hear a lively, dynamic presentation. Not only are Webinars an excellent way for you to stay current; with Bloomberg BNA you also get:

  • Quality. Count on it. Nothing is canned.
  • Objectivity. Bloomberg BNA provides you with the best and most objective information. Unlike other companies, we don't use our Webinars as a forum to sell outside solutions.
  • Affordability. Bloomberg BNA Webinars are inexpensive compared to the cost of travel to attend a conference. Plus, you may use a speakerphone and invite as many of your colleagues as you want to listen in-all for the price of a single registration.
  • Convenience. No airlines. No travel. No time out of the office.

In addition, you'll receive:

  • Personal attention. Once you've registered, send your questions in advance to and they'll be included in the program. You'll also have a chance to ask your questions during the Webinar.
  • Follow-up materials. You need no materials upfront to follow along to our live conference. But Bloomberg BNA always issues a follow up e-mail with contact information for our speakers, as well as other materials related to the topic.
  • 1.0 CPE or APA RCH credits by attending this Webinar. Find out how.


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Prerequisite: No prerequisites required

Delivery Method: Group-Internet

Advanced Preparation: None required
Recommended CPE Credit:

Recordings of the program do not qualify for CPE credits. For more information regarding administrative policies such as complaint and refund, please contact our offices at 800-372-1033.

Patrick Haggerty, CPA/CMA

 Haggerty Resized

Patrick Haggerty is an educator, tax consultant, and author. His career includes non-profit organization management, banking, manufacturing accounting and tax practice. Since 1988 he's taught accounting at the college level and regularly speaks before business and professional groups. He is a Certified Management Accountant, holds a Michigan CPA license, and is an Enrolled Agent licensed by the US Treasury Department to represent taxpayers before the IRS. He is the author of the popular "Ask Professor Payroll" column published in IOMA's Payroll Practitioner's Monthly.