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If you're confused about which employees are exempt and which are nonexempt, you're not alone. Many companies are making costly classification mistakes and are paying a hefty price in back pay and lawsuits. As an HR professional, you're probably well aware of the burden of making sure your employee classifications are accurate.

This webinar will also go through in-depth the proper way to classify your employees as exempt vs. non-exempt based on the FLSA Final OT rule that went into effect earlier this year.

Why you should Attend

Deciding between exempt and nonexempt: Classify employees incorrectly and it will cost you big-time it may even land you in court!

This webinar will help employers to ensure compliance with current FLSA the overtime rules, including the recent January 1, 2020 rule, and explain the changes that employers need to understand and comply with. The recent FLSA Final Overtime Rules made significant changes in which of your employees qualify to be “exempt” and therefore not entitled to overtime.

Areas Covered in the Session

  • The three DOL Tests of Exempt Status:the Duties, Salary Basis, and Salary Level Tests
  • How Salary level test has been raised under the new FLSA Final Rule
  • Executive Exemption: what is management and how many employees must the executive supervise?
  • Administrative Exemption: what is management or general business operations and what is discretion and independent judgment?
  • Professional Exemption: who is a Learned Professional and who is a Creative Professional
  • Computer Employees: what makes them exempt?
  • Outside Sales Employees: what are the requirements?
  • The Highly Compensated Employees Exemption
  • The Importance of a Compliance Review
  • How California rules differ from the FLSA

Who Will Benefit

  • HR Professionals
  • Payroll Professionals
  • Managers
  • Supervisors
  • General Counsel

Speaker Profile

Steven G. Meilleur, Ph.D., SPHR – is President, CEO – PRAXIS Management Solutions, LLC, a New Mexico-based management consulting firm specializing in human resources, employee relations, leadership, training & organizational development, organizational research and assessment, strategic & operational planning, and non-profit organization management and governance. Dr. Meilleur has more than 40 years of management and executive-level experience in human resources, risk management, and organizational management in the private non-profit public, and private for-profit sectors.

Dr. Meilleur also serves as Senior Vice-President and Risk Services Consultant for Human Resources and Employment with Poms & Associates, a national risk services and insurance brokerage firm. His previous work experience includes public, private, and nonprofit organizations, in executive and management capacities.

He is also on the faculty of the UNM School of Public Administration in the graduate program, teaching in the areas of human resource management, nonprofit organization management, leadership, dispute resolution, organizational change, and human resource development. He has spoken at numerous conferences and workshops across the country, and is a published author in the areas of human resources, marketing, leadership and management development, organizational change and innovation, non-profit organization management, and board development.

Dr. Meilleur received a BA in English Literature and Education from Bucknell University, an Executive MBA from the University of New Mexico's Anderson Graduate School of Management, and his Ph.D. in Leadership and Organizational Learning from UNM. He received his certification as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) by the Society for Human Resource Management in 1995.