Wage and Hour Changes, Confusion and Compliance


A webinar presented by Richard I. Lehr and Lyndel L. Erwin of


Alabama Retail Association members, contact Nancy Dennis for a link and promo code to access this $95 webinar free of charge.

It has been a busy July for the U.S. Department of Labor. On July 6, DOL issued its proposed salary changes for administrative, executive and professional employees. On July 15, Wage and Hour Administrator David Weil issued an interpretive bulletin regarding the misclassification of employees as independent contractors.

These and other wage and hour issues were reviewed during a comprehensive wage and hour strategic planning and compliance webinar presented by Richard I. Lehr and Lyndel L. Erwin on Aug. 5, 2015.

Lehr and Erwin covered the following:

1. Proposed Salary Level Changes 

  • Timeline to implementation
  • Self-audit
  • If not salary-exempt, what other pay options are available?
  • When to implement changes from exempt to non-exempt?
  • Compliance challenges

2. DOL’s Administrator’s Interpretation of Independent Contractors

3. Overtime Issues

4. Travel Time, Meal Time, Break Time

5. Working from Home or Anywhere: “Smartphone” Time

6. Employee Protected Activity

7. Enforcement and Litigation Trends

Lehr has worked extensively regarding wage and hour matters and Erwin served as a district director for the U.S. Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division prior to joining Lehr Middlebrooks Vreeland & Thompson, PC.

The webinar is free for Alabama Retail Association members using a promo code. Get promo code.

$95 for non-members

No limitation on the number of participants per site

This program has been approved for 1 hour of (General) recertification credit toward PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI).

Contact Jerri Prosch at jprosch@lehrmiddlebrooks.com
or 205.323.9271 for more information.