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June 18: FLSA Update: Ensuring Compliance in 2015 (HR Administration Series)

On Thursday, June 18, 2015, John Knorek and Christine David of Torkildson, Katz will be presenting on FLSA updates and ensuring compliance in 2015 as part of HEC's five-part HR Administration Series.

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Speakers: John L. Knorek, Esq.; Christine David, Esq.

Date: Thursday, June 18, 2015

Time: 8:30am - 11:30am

Location: HEC's Kahili Room

When are the new overtime regulations coming and what will they address? What are the Department of Labor's strategic enforcement priorities and what does the "fissured workplace" have to do with them? Why has the number of directed investigations increased recently and how might your company be impacted? Questions are swirling regarding the DOL's planned overhaul of the exemption classification regulations, as well as the strategic direction that Wage and Hour Administrator Dr. David Weil has set during his first year in the role. One thing we know with certainty is that when it comes to the Fair Labor Standards Act, 2015 promises to be a year of change. HEC is pleased to have attorneys John Knorek and Christine David with Torkildson, Katz, Moore, Hetherington & Harris present a morning program on the most current updates to wage and hour law. Program participants will receive tips on best practices to ensure continued compliance in this shifting legal landscape, so that they may better prepare to manage the changes to come.

About our Speakers

John L. Knorek is a director with Torkildson Katz, where he provides counsel and representation to large and small employers in all aspects of employment and wrongful discharge law. His practice also includes collective bargaining negotiations, affirmative action compliance, mediation and arbitration. He provides training to businesses on employment discrimination and preventative personnel practices, including family leave, disability law and sexual harassment.

Christine David is an associate with Torkildson Katz, where she practices in areas including discrimination, harassment, retaliation, union organizing, and unfair labor practices. Christine also counsels employers in all areas affecting human resource management, including employee handbooks. She also has significant experience with wage and hour law, especially regarding tip pooling and tip credit, and with occupational health and safety.


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HR Administration Series is a five-part series covering strategies and best practices for several current "hot topics" of employment law that every HR and Operations Manager should know. Here is a list of the programs featured in this series.

Receive a 25% discount by registering for the entire Series (total of five sessions; discount taken from the total payment).

Please call Vicky Tasaka-Loando at 440-8888 for more information and registration (Neighbor Island members call 1-800-392-3589). Click here for the brochure / registration form.

Cost per participant, per session:

Member Price: $80.00
Neighbor Island Member Price: $40.00
Non-Member Price: $150.00

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