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Calculating Overtime (HRM830E)

Presented by: Vicki M. Lambert, CPP
(*) Single User Price. For multiple users please call 1-800-223-8720
Pre Recorded Audio Conference
90 minutes
  •  Thu, August 29, 2013
Event Description


Effectively Calculate Overtime to Avoid Costly Fines and Penalties

Join Vicki Lambert for this power-packed audio session to know the definition, rules, regulations and step-by-step calculations of overtime.

In this 90 minute, Vicki will take on the intricacies of calculating the overtime to help you:

  • Learn how to calculate overtime correctly to avoid costly fines and penalties
  • Explain the terms used under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) such as workweek, hours worked, regular rate of pay, overtime premium, work day, fluctuating workweek, and fixed workweek
  • Understand the step by step calculation of the correct overtime for an employee using the FLSA method
  • Identify  when to use FLSA method and when the “alternate” method is acceptable
  • Explain what must be included in “regular rate of pay” and what 8 distinct payments may be excluded
  • Comprehend when a bonus must be prorated to cover all overtime worked

Take a look at the highlights:

  • What is the definition of overtime under the FLSA-- it's not what most people think
  • What is the Portal-to-Portal Act and how does it affect overtime
  • How to calculate the regular rate of pay
  • Tracking hours worked and the use of rounding practices
  • The eight narrowly construed exceptions to inclusion of payments in the regular rate
  • When you must include a bonus in calculating your employee’s overtime pay
  • How to calculate the overtime premium
  • How to calculate overtime if a bonus covers more than one workweek
  • Using the weighted average method to calculate overtime
  • When and how to use the “fluctuating workweek”

Who should attend? Payroll, human resources and accounting professionals

About Our Speaker(s)

Vicki M. Lambert, Hr Training Programs ExpertVicki M. Lambert CPP
Vicki M. Lambert, CPP is President and Academic Director of The Payroll Advisor™ a firm specializing in the training of payroll professionals. With over three decades of hands-on experience in all facets of payroll functions as well as over 20 years as a trainer and author, Ms. Lambert is a sought-after and respecte... More info

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