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4-Hour FLSA Fundamentals and Compliance with Salary Exempt Employees Certificate Program (Starts 04-09-2025)

Apr 9, 2025 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm EDT

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New 2024 Updates for FLSA Overtime Rules & Exemption Criteria


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4-Hour FLSA Fundamentals and Compliance with Salary Exempt Employees Certificate Program (Starts 04-09-2025)
$ 595.00

Instructor: Elga Lejarza, aPHR, PHR, SHRM-CP, SPHR, GPHR, SHRM-SCP

Continuing Education Credits:

  • HRCI – 4 HR(General) Credits
  • SHRM – 4 PDC’s

Schedule: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM Eastern Time

Our intensive 4-hour certification program delves into the critical nuances of the U.S. Department of Labor’s final overtime rule, effective from July 2024.

With the U.S. Department of Labor’s latest final overtime rule coming into effect, staying compliant is not just advisable, it’s imperative for businesses. Attending our training ensures you’re not caught off guard. The ripple effects of non-compliance can range from hefty fines to damaging lawsuits – risks no organization can afford. Our training provides a proactive blueprint for navigating these changes, offering you a thorough understanding of the new salary thresholds and exemption criteria. By equipping yourself with this knowledge, you safeguard your company against potential legal and financial repercussions.

Participants will gain an in-depth understanding of the increased salary thresholds for the Executive, Administrative, and Professional (EAP) exemptions under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and explore the specific exemption criteria through detailed analysis of the exempt tests for executive, administrative, learned and creative professionals, computer-related roles, outside sales, and highly compensated employees.

Why Should You Attend?

By focusing on these critical areas, our training offers a holistic approach to understanding and implementing the new FLSA regulations, ensuring attendees are well-prepared to tackle the challenges and opportunities these changes bring.

Strategic Workforce Planning: The adjustments to salary levels for exempt employees will require many organizations to rethink their staffing models. Our program doesn’t just outline the what and when; it delves into the strategic how. Learn how to reassess employee classifications and make informed decisions on whether to increase salaries to maintain exemptions or reclassify employees as non-exempt. Attendees will walk away with practical strategies for workforce restructuring that align with financial objectives and operational needs, ensuring a smooth transition to the new standards without disrupting business continuity.

Competitive Advantage Through Expertise: Understanding the intricacies of FLSA regulations confers a significant advantage in the HR field. Our program not only reviews the changes but also provides attendees with the ability to interpret and apply complex legal information in practical, real-world scenarios. As a result, you enhance your professional value, making you an indispensable asset to your organization. The expertise gained here can also empower you to provide consultancy to other businesses, expanding your career opportunities and positioning you as a subject matter expert.

Protecting Employee Relations and Morale: Changes in overtime rules can cause anxiety and uncertainty among employees. By attending our training, you gain the tools to manage these changes with sensitivity and transparency. You’ll learn how to effectively communicate with your workforce about the new regulations, the reasoning behind any changes in their employment status, and how it benefits the organization and them. Protecting employee morale during these transitions is crucial, and with the knowledge from this program, you can ensure that your employees feel valued and fairly treated.

Anticipating Future Shifts: The FLSA rules aren’t static; they evolve with the changing workforce and economic landscape. Part of our training involves understanding the established procedure for updating earnings thresholds every three years. By understanding the pattern of these changes and the underlying factors that drive them, you can better anticipate and plan for future updates. This forward-thinking approach means that you won’t just be prepared for 2024’s changes but will be ready to adapt to the next wave of modifications, keeping your organization compliant and competitive for years to come.

Navigating the complexities of the FLSA’s new regulations is crucial for maintaining compliance and avoiding costly legal pitfalls. Our program offers a strategic overview of the upcoming changes and practical insights on how to apply the new exempt tests. Attending our certification not only prepares you to adeptly reclassify employees if necessary but also ensures that your organization’s payroll practices remain above board.

Key Benefits:

  • Comprehensive Understanding: Gain insight into the intricacies of the latest U.S. Department of Labor regulations, ensuring your organization stays ahead of compliance challenges.
  • Legal Compliance and Risk Reduction: Equip yourself with the knowledge needed to navigate changes in the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), reducing the risk of costly fines and lawsuits.
  • Strategic Workforce Planning: Learn to adapt staffing models to meet new salary thresholds, ensuring operational efficiency while maintaining compliance.
  • Competitive Advantage Through Expertise: Develop expertise in FLSA regulations, enhancing your professional value and positioning yourself as a trusted advisor within your organization and beyond.
  • Employee Relations and Morale: Learn effective communication strategies to ease employee concerns and maintain morale during regulatory transitions.
  • Anticipating Future Shifts: Understand the patterns and factors driving FLSA updates, preparing your organization for future compliance requirements.

Target Audience:

  • HR Managers and Directors
  • Payroll Professionals
  • Compliance Officers
  • Business Owners
  • Legal Counsel specializing in labor laws
  • Any HR professional responsible for classification and payroll decisions

Topics Covered:

  • Overview of the FLSA’s Final Overtime Rule
  • Increased Standard Minimum Salary Levels
  • New Annual Salary Threshold for Highly Compensated Employees
  • Exempt Tests for EAP Employees
  • Reclassification Strategies for Current Exempt Employees
  • Executive Exempt Test Breakdown
  • Administrative Exempt Test Criteria
  • Professional (Learned and Creative) Exempt Tests
  • Computer Employee Exempt Test Guidelines
  • Outside Sales Exempt Test Standards
  • Highly Compensated Employee Criteria
  • Triennial Updates to Earnings Thresholds

What You Get:

  • Certificate of Completion
  • 4 Recertification Credit Hours for HRCI and SHRM
  • Networking with other HR professionals
  • The assurance and tranquility that come from knowing your practices are aligned with the latest FLSA mandates