Francesco (Fran) A. DeLuca, Senior Counsel, presents "Wage and Benefit Issues" and "Controlling Unemployment Compensation Costs" as part of the Mini Law School for Massachusetts HR Professionals online seminar hosted by National Business Institute.

As employment-related litigation rates continue to rise, employers must look for ways to protect themselves in a legal manner. Human resource compliance can be one of the most costly and time-consuming aspects for a business; can you streamline the process and prevent unnecessary risk? This program will get attendees up to speed so they can return to work confident in their abilities. Know the fundamentals of human resources: from hiring to firing and everything in between.

Wage and Benefit Issues session topics include:

  • State-Specific Wage and Hour Laws
  • What Qualifies as Overtime?
  • Differences to be Aware of: Salaried Exempt vs. Salaried Non-Exempt
  • Options for Employees Reporting Time Worked
  • Handling Deductions from Wages
  • Leave Policies
  • Part-Time Employees and Temps: Wage and Benefit Obligations
  • Unpaid Internship and Training Programs
  • Benefits: Health Insurance, Flex Spending and Retirement Plans
    • Modifications to the Consolidated Omnibus Reconciliation Act of 1985 (COBRA)
    • Change to Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) Pitfalls to be Wary of

Controlling Unemployment Compensation Costs session topics include:

  • General Rules on Who is Entitled to Unemployment Compensation
  • Key Information to Present Regarding the Initial Claim
  • When is it Important to Fight an Unemployment Compensation Claim
  • What you Need to Know About the Hearing Process
  • Traditional Ways to Manage Unemployment Compensation Costs

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Event Detail

10:45 am - 1:45 pm ET
Webinar (ET)
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