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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 | Payroll Training SpeakerVicki 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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