Management  |  Format: Flash

Fair Labor Standards Act

Course Overview
This course provides an overview of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and focuses primarily on the difference between exempt and non-exempt positions. In addition, the course also provides information on how the exempt vs. non-exempt determination may vary from industry to industry as well as various penalties that may be assessed for noncompliance. Finally, the course provides best practices for ensuring compliance with the FLSA.

Learning Objectives
After completing this course, the course participant should be able to:

  • Differentiate between the various types of pay the Fair Labor Standards Act regulates.
  • Identify the minimum monetary threshold for exempt employees.
  • Recognize various exemptions and considerations for employees in different industries.
  • Identify the primary considerations with respect to independent contractors.
    Catalog Number: 99GIL02
    CPE Credits: 1 Registry / 1 QAS
    Author: Kimberly A. Gilmour, Esq.
    Advanced Preparation:
    Course Level: Basic
    Field of Study: Personnel/Human Resources
    Content Partner: SmartPros Ltd.
    QAS: QAS Certified based on 50 minute hours.
    Course Type: Self-Study
    Minimum Passing Grade: 70%
    Soft/Hardware Reqs.:  Adobe Acrobat® Reader for the .pdf files
     Adobe® Flash® Player 9 or higher
     56k or Greater Internet Connection
     Modern DHTML Compatible Browser
     Ram: 256 MB minimum
     Sound card with speakers/headphones
     Windows or Mac OS
    Release/Expiration Dates: Jan 25, 2016 / Oct 14, 2020