Video DVD + Course Book

Payroll and Benefits Administration Law: FLSA, Retirement Benefits, Employee Leave, and More

Video DVD + Course Book

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January, 2018

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  • HI CLE - 6.00
From Event: Payroll and Benefits Administration Law: FLSA, Retirement Benefits, Employee Leave, and More, held January 2018.

Program Description

Payroll and benefits administration is an essential task for all employers - but it is also one of their greatest sources of legal liabilities. Don't be caught unprepared when clients have questions concerning wage and hour laws, employee classification, FMLA leave, retirement benefits and more. Get this comprehensive overview of payroll law and get up to speed on the essential aspects you need to know. Order today!

Course Content

  1. Changes You Need to Know
  2. Wage and Hour Essentials
  3. Classifying Employees as Exempt vs. Nonexempt
  4. Employee Leave: FMLA and ADA Logistics
  5. Unemployment and Workers' Compensation: Practical Tips
  6. Retirement, Health and Welfare Benefit Plans:
  7. Common Employee Compensation Mistakes That Lead to Litigation
  8. Adhering to Ethical Standards

Continuing Education Credit

Continuing Legal Education

Credit Hrs State Credit Approval Expiration
CLE 6.00 AK * 01/17/2020
CLE 6.00 AZ * 01/17/2020
CLE 6.00 CA * 01/17/2020
CLE 7.00 CO * 01/17/2020
CLE 6.00 CT * 01/17/2020
CLE 7.00 FL * 07/17/2019
CLE 6.00 GA * 01/17/2019
CLE 6.00 HI * 01/17/2020
CLE 6.00 ID * 01/17/2020
CLE 6.00 IL * 01/16/2020
CLE 6.00 KS * 01/16/2019
CLE 6.00 ME * 01/17/2020
CLE 6.00 MN * 10/13/2019
CLE 6.00 MO 01/17/2020
CLE 6.00 MP * 01/17/2020
CLE 6.00 MT * 01/17/2020
CLE 6.00 NC * 12/31/2019
CLE 6.00 ND * 01/17/2020
CLE 6.00 NE * 12/06/2019
CLE 6.00 NH * 01/17/2021
CLE 7.20 NJ * 11/09/2018
CLE 6.00 NM * 01/17/2020
CLE 6.00 NV * 01/17/2021
CLE 7.00 NY * 01/17/2020
CLE 7.00 OK * 01/17/2019
CLE 6.00 OR * 01/17/2021
CLE 6.00 PA * 01/17/2020
CLE 6.00 TX * 12/31/2018
CLE 6.00 UT * 12/31/2018
CLE VA
CLE 6.00 VT * 01/17/2020
CLE 6.00 WA * 01/17/2023
CLE 7.20 WV * 01/17/2020
CLE 6.00 WY * 01/17/2021

* denotes specialty credits

Agenda / Content Covered

All times are shown in Eastern time

  1. Changes You Need to Know
    10:00 - 10:30, Jason D. Friedman
    1. Regulatory
    2. Litigation/Case Law
  2. Wage and Hour Essentials
    10:30 - 11:30, Kari M. Dahlin
    1. Employer vs. Employee Under the FLSA
    2. Hours Worked (Volunteer Activities, Training Time, Travel Time, etc.)
    3. Federal Minimum Wage and Tipped Employees
    4. Overtime: Interaction Between State and Federal Laws
    5. Fluctuating Workweek Calculations
    6. Deductions From Salary
    7. Handling PTO for Exempt Employees
    8. Recordkeeping Obligations
  3. Classifying Employees as Exempt vs. Nonexempt
    11:45 - 12:30, Susannah J. Galiano
    1. Defining Types of Exemptions
    2. Joint Employer Theories of Recovery
    3. Salary Requirements for Exemptions
    4. Evaluation for Determining Exempt Status
    5. Independent Contractors - When are They Employees?
    6. Seasonal and Migrant Workers - When are They Exempt?
    7. Foreign Labor - Prevailing Wage Rates, Etc.
    8. Salespeople and Commissioned Employees
    9. Unpaid Interns - Tips for Legal Compliance
  4. Employee Leave: FMLA and ADA Logistics
    1:00 - 2:00, Kari M. Dahlin
    1. FMLA Rules and Regulations
    2. Leave as a Reasonable Accommodation Under the ADA
    3. Providing Leave for Other Activities
      1. Vacation, Sick Leave, Other Leaves of Absences
      2. Military Leave Under USERRA
      3. Jury Duty Leave
    4. Notice of Rights/Designation of Leave
    5. Proper vs. Improper Inquiries by Employers
    6. Intermittent Leave
    7. Limiting Year-End Carry-Over and Tax Implications
    8. How to Address Abuse of Sick Leave
    9. Tracking and Reporting
  5. Unemployment and Workers' Compensation: Practical Tips
    2:00 - 2:30, Brad Kolling
    1. Minimizing Liability and Managing Unemployment Claims
    2. Complying With Workers' Compensation Laws
    3. Workers' Compensation Interplay With the FMLA and ADA
    4. Interplay With Retirement, Medical Plans and Social Security
  6. Retirement, Health and Welfare Benefit Plans
    2:30 - 3:15, Brad Kolling
    1. ERISA: Key Rules and Regulations
    2. DOL and IRS Rules and Regs
    3. COBRA and HIPAA Requirements
    4. Who is the Fiduciary? Employer vs. TPA
    5. Notice, Recordkeeping and Reporting
    6. What an Employer Should do Before Changing Benefits
  7. Common Employee Compensation Mistakes That Lead to Litigation
    3:30 - 4:00, Jason D. Friedman
  8. Adhering to Ethical Standards
    4:00 - 5:00, Jason D. Friedman
    1. Code of Professional Conduct
    2. Confidentiality
    3. Conflicts of Interest
    4. Assessing Attorneys' Fees

KARI M. DAHLIN is an attorney with more than 16 years of judicial clerkship experience, having served under both the Honorable Kenneth L. Ryskamp, United States District Judge for the Southern District of Florida and the Honorable Jill Flaskamp Hallbrooks at the Minnesota Court of Appeals. During her tenure with Judge Ryskamp, Ms. Dahlin independently managed the docket and shepherded approximately 1,700 cases through the litigation process, from the filing of complaints through trial and other dispositions. She has drafted opinions for the Southern District of Florida and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. Ms. Dahlin has experience with many substantive areas of law, including employment law involving unfair competition, non-competes, employment discrimination, and employee wages and benefits matters; business and mass tort litigation; and fraud involving health care, insurance coverage, and securities. She has also been involved in banking, environmental, antitrust, trademark and copyright matters, and commodities and telecommunications regulation matters. Ms. Dahlin earned her B.A. degree, summa cum laude, from the University of Minnesota. She graduated, cum laude, from the University of Minnesota Law School, where she served as a note and comment editor of the Minnesota Law Review and as a student attorney for the University of Minnesota Law School Domestic Assault Prosecution Clinic.

JASON D. FRIEDMAN is a zealous advocate and skilled litigator who represents employees in class and collective actions, as well as individual cases. Mr. Friedman fights for employees' rights to hard-earned wages as part of Nichols Kaster, PLLP's national wage and hour litigation team. He represents workers seeking recovery of unpaid wages, commissions, minimum wage, and overtime. Before joining Nichols Kaster, PLLP, Mr. Friedman practiced law at an employment law firm in Silver Spring, Maryland, where he litigated numerous wage and hour cases in federal and state courts. He graduated from the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, where he served on the mediation clinic and earned his certificate as a Maryland State Court certified mediator. Mr. Friedman also volunteered with Montgomery County Bar, Pro Bono Legal Clinics. He is a member of American Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, Montgomery County Bar Association, Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers Association and National Employment Lawyers Association.

SUSANNAH J. GALIANO is a sole proprietor from Minneapolis that represents employers in all aspects of labor and employment law, including advice regarding discipline and discharge, counseling and documentation, and defense of employment discrimination charges. She also represents defendants in litigation involving sex, race, age and disability discrimination. Ms. Galiano also conducts workplace investigations of claims of harassment, discrimination, retaliation and employee misconduct. She also conducts employer training on labor and employment law matters, including prevention of harassment, discrimination and wrongful termination. Ms. Galiano also has significant traditional labor law experience under the NLRA involving filing and defending unfair labor practice charges and trials, representing witnesses in NLRB investigations, appearing as second chair in union negotiations, union organizing campaigns, arbitrations and grievances and collective bargaining agreements. She earned her B.A. degree from Wellesley College and her J.D. degree from Southwestern University School of Law.

BRAD KOLLING is a litigation attorney with Felhaber Larson. He practices in the areas of workers' compensation; employee benefits law; intervention and subrogation; labor and employment; alternative dispute resolutions; and railroad litigation, including FELA claims. He is an experienced litigator in all aspects of litigation, including trials, administrative hearings and appeals. Mr. Kolling is a qualified neutral and assists litigants in alternative dispute resolution, with a focus on workers' compensation mediation. He is a qualified facilitative/hybrid neutral (mediation) pursuant to Rule 114 of the Minnesota Rules of General Practice for the District Courts, a qualified civil adjudicative/evaluative neutral (arbitrator) pursuant to Rule 114 of the Minnesota Rules of General Practice for the District Courts, and has received advanced training in the art of trial skills at the National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA) National Session Program. Mr. Kolling is a member of the Anoka County, Hennepin County, and the Minnesota State bar associations; and the Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association. He earned his B.A. and B.S. degrees, cum laude, from the University of North Dakota and his J.D. degree, with distinction, from the University of North Dakota School of Law.

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Accreditation Details:

Continuing Legal Education

AK CLE: 6.00 Credit Approval Exp
01/17/2020
Includes - Ethics: 1.00
Alaska Bar members may claim credit for attending CLE programs that have been accredited by other mandatory CLE jurisdictions. This self study program may qualify for up to 6.0 hours of self-study credit, which includes 5.0 hours of VCLE self-study credit under the voluntary CLE Rule of the Alaska Bar Association and 1.0 hours of MECLE ethics self-study under the mandatory ethics continuing legal education CLE Rule.


AZ CLE: 6.00 Credit Approval Exp
01/17/2020
Includes - Ethics: 1.00
The State Bar of Arizona does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education requirement. This activity may qualify for up to 6.0 hours toward your annual MCLE Interactive CLE requirement for the State of Arizona, including 1.0 hour of professional responsibility Interactive CLE credit.


CA CLE: 6.00 Credit Approval Exp
01/17/2020
Includes - Ethics: 1.00
This activity has been approved for Minimum Continuing Legal Education credit by the State Bar of California and may qualify for up to 6.0 hours of self-study credit, of which 1.0 hour will apply to legal ethics self-study credit. NBI, Inc. certifies this activity conforms to the standards for approved education activities prescribed by the rules and regulations of the State Bar of California governing minimum continuing legal education. NBI, Inc. is a State Bar of California approved MCLE provider - #53.


CO CLE: 7.00 Credit Approval Exp
01/17/2020
Includes - Ethics: 1.20
This program may qualify for up to 7.0 hours of self-study general Colorado Continuing Legal Education Credit, including 1.2 ethics credit.


CT CLE: 6.00 Credit Approval Exp
01/17/2020
Includes - Ethics: 1.00
Neither the Connecticut Judicial Branch nor the Commission on Minimum Continuing Legal Education approve or accredit CLE providers or activities. It is the opinion of NBI, Inc. that this activity qualifies for up to 6.0 self-study hours toward your annual CLE requirement in Connecticut, including 1.0 self-study hour(s) of ethics/professionalism.


FL CLE: 7.00 Credit Approval Exp
07/17/2019
Includes - Ethics: 1.00
Approved by The Florida Bar, this program may qualify for up to 7.0 general hours of CLER self-study credit including 1.0 hour of self-study ethics credit.


GA CLE: 6.00 Credit Approval Exp
01/17/2019
Includes - Ethics: 1.00
This program is approved by the Georgia Commission on Continuing Lawyer Competency. This program may qualify for up to 6.0 hours of distance learning continuing legal education credit with the Georgia Commission on Continuing Lawyer Competency, which includes 1.0 hour of distance learning ethical considerations.


HI CLE: 6.00 Credit Approval Exp
01/17/2020
Includes - Ethics: 1.00
NBI, Inc. is an Accredited Provider with the Hawaii State Board of Continuing Legal Education. This alternative format activity has been approved for up to 6.0 hours of credit for the state of Hawaii, which includes 1.0 hour of ethics or professional responsibility education.


ID CLE: 6.00 Credit Approval Exp
01/17/2020
Includes - Ethics: 1.00
This program may qualify for up to 6.0 hours of self-study continuing legal education credit in the state of Idaho, which may include 1.0 ethics credit. Application for self-study approval must be submitted to the Idaho State Bar.


IL CLE: 6.00 Credit Approval Exp
01/16/2020
Includes - Ethics: 1.00
This program has been approved by the Illinois MCLE Board for 6.0 hours of recorded technology CLE credit, which includes approval for 1.0 hour of legal ethics CLE credit by the Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism.


KS CLE: 6.00 Credit Approval Exp
01/16/2019
Includes - Ethics: 1.00
Approved by the Kansas Continuing Legal Education Commission for 6.0 hours of prerecorded format continuing legal education credit, which includes 1.0 hour of ethics and professionalism credit. No more than 6.0 hours of prerecorded format CLE may be earned in one compliance period.


ME CLE: 6.00 Credit Approval Exp
01/17/2020
Includes - Ethics: 1.00
This course has been approved by the State of Maine Board of Overseers of the Bar. Lawyers who complete this course may receive up to 6.0 hours of self-study CLE credit including 1.0 ethics hours under M. Bar R. 12. No more than 5.5 hours of self-study CLE credit may be earned during a reporting period.


MN CLE: 6.00 Credit Approval Exp
10/13/2019
Includes - Ethics: 1.00
Approved for up to 6.0 hours of on-demand CLE credit, including 1.0 hour of ethics by the Minnesota Board of Continuing Legal Education. No more than 15.0 hours of on-demand CLE credit may be earned during a reporting period.


MO CLE: 6.00 Credit Approval Exp
01/17/2020
NBI, Inc. is an accredited sponsor with Missouri Minimum Continuing Legal Education. This program qualifies for up to 6.0 self-study CLE credit hours. No more than 6.0 hours of self-study CLE credit may be earned during a reporting period. Attorneys may not earn ethics credit with self-study.


MP CLE: 6.00 Credit Approval Exp
01/17/2020
Includes - Ethics: 1.00
This course has been approved by the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. Lawyers who complete this course shall receive 6.0 hours of self-study CLE credit including 1.0 ethics hours.


MT CLE: 6.00 Credit Approval Exp
01/17/2020
Includes - Ethics: 1.00
This program may qualify for up to 6.0 hours of self-study CLE credit by the Montana Commission on Continuing Legal Education, including 1.0 hour of ethics. No more than 5.0 hours of self-study CLE credit may be earned during a reporting period.


NC CLE: 6.00 Credit Approval Exp
12/31/2019
Includes - Ethics: 1.00
NBI, Inc. is an accredited sponsor with the North Carolina State Board of Continuing Legal Education. Attendance of this program may qualify for up to 6.0 hours of online CLE credit, including 1.0 ethics. No more than 6.0 hours of online CLE credit may be earned during a reporting period.


ND CLE: 6.00 Credit Approval Exp
01/17/2020
Includes - Ethics: 1.00
North Dakota attorneys completing this program may claim up to 6.0 North Dakota self-study CLE credit hours, including 1.0 hour of ethics credit, on the Report of Compliance. No more than 15.0 hours of self-study CLE credit may be earned during a reporting period.


NE CLE: 6.00 Credit Approval Exp
12/06/2019
Includes - Ethics: 1.00
NBI, Inc. is an accredited CLE sponsor in the state of Nebraska. This activity has been approved for up to 6.0 distance learning CLE credits, including 1.0 hour of professional responsibility credit. No more than 5.0 hours of distance learning CLE credit may be earned during a reporting period.


NH CLE: 6.00 Credit Approval Exp
01/17/2021
Includes - Ethics: 1.00
NHMCLE does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the NH Minimum CLE requirement. NBI, Inc. believes this course meets the requirements of NH Supreme Court Rule 53 toward the annual NHMCLE requirement.


NJ CLE: 7.20 Credit Approval Exp
11/09/2018
Includes - Ethics: 1.20
This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 7.2 hours of alternative format CLE credit. Of these, 1.2 qualify as hours of alternative learning format credit for ethics/professionalism. No more than 12.0 hours of alternative learning format CLE credit may be earned during a reporting period.


NM CLE: 6.00 Credit Approval Exp
01/17/2020
Includes - Ethics: 1.00
This program has been approved by the New Mexico Minimum Continuing Legal Education Board. This program may qualify for up to 6.0 hour of self-study credit, including 1.0 hours of self-study ethics credit. No more than 4.0 hours of self-study CLE credit may be earned during a reporting period.


NV CLE: 6.00 Credit Approval Exp
01/17/2021
Includes - Ethics: 1.00
This course has been approved by the Nevada Board of Continuing Legal Education. This program may qualify for up to 6.0 hours of alternative format CLE credits by the Nevada Board of Continuing Legal Education, which includes 1.0 hour of alternative format ethical considerations.


NY CLE: 7.00 Credit Approval Exp
01/17/2020
Includes - Areas of Professional Practice: 6.00, Ethics: 1.00
This nontraditional format course has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board for up to 7.0 credit hours. 6.0 hours can be applied to the Areas of Professional Practice requirement and is approved for newly admitted and experienced attorneys. 1.0 hour can be applied toward the ethics and professionalism requirement and is approved for experienced attorneys.


OK CLE: 7.00 Credit Approval Exp
01/17/2019
Includes - Ethics: 1.00
This course has been approved by the Oklahoma Bar Association Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission. This program may qualify for up to 7.0 of Archived and/or Online OnDemand CLE credit hours, which includes 1.0 hour of legal ethics. No more than 6.0 hours of Archived and/or Online OnDemand CLE credit may be earned during a reporting period.


OR CLE: 6.00 Credit Approval Exp
01/17/2021
Includes - Ethics: 1.00
NBI, Inc. is an approved sponsor with the Oregon MCLE. This program may qualify for up to 5.0 hours of general self-study continuing legal education credit and 1.0 hour of ethical considerations credit.


PA CLE: 6.00 Credit Approval Exp
01/17/2020
Includes - Ethics: 1.00
This program has been approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board. This program may qualify for up to 6.0 hours of distance learning credit, including 5.0 hours of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit and 1.0 hour of ethics, professionalism or substance abuse distance learning CLE credit. No more than 6.0 hours of distance learning CLE credit may be earned during a reporting period.


TX CLE: 6.00 Credit Approval Exp
12/31/2018
Includes - Ethics: 1.00, Labor and Employment: 6.00
This course is accredited for Minimum Continuing Legal Education credit by the State Bar of Texas Committee on MCLE in the amount of 6.0 credit hours, of which 1.0 credit hour will apply to legal ethics/professional responsibility credit. Hours in attendance at National Business Institute CLE seminars may be applied to the minimum Judicial Education requirement. This course has been approved by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization for certification and recertification continuing legal education requirements for attorneys and legal assistants.


UT CLE: 6.00 Credit Approval Exp
12/31/2018
Includes - Ethics: 1.00
National Business Institute is an approved "presumptive provider" with the Utah State Board of Continuing Legal Education. This program may qualify for up to 6.0 hours of self-study CLE credit for Utah attorneys, which includes 1.0 hour of ethical considerations.


VA CLE:
This content has been approved for Virginia Mandatory Continuing Legal Education credit. Credit hours will be awarded based on the actual run time.


VT CLE: 6.00 Credit Approval Exp
01/17/2020
Includes - Ethics: 1.00
This course has been approved by the Vermont Board of Mandatory Continuing Legal Education. This program may qualify for up to 6.0 hours of self-study credit, including 1.0 hour of self-study ethics credit. No more than 10.0 hours of self-study CLE credit may be earned during a reporting period. Attorneys may not earn professionalism credit with self-study.


WA CLE: 6.00 Credit Approval Exp
01/17/2023
Includes - Ethics: 1.00
This program may qualify for up to 6.0 hours of Washington continuing legal education (Self Study) A/V credit, which includes 5.0 hours of Law and Legal Procedure and 1.0 hour of ethics.


WV CLE: 7.20 Credit Approval Exp
01/17/2020
Includes - Ethics: 1.20
This program may qualify for up to 7.2 hours of self-study credit, which includes 1.2 hour of self-study ethics credit, under the West Virginia Rules for Mandatory Continuing Legal Education. No more than 12.0 hours of self-study CLE credit may be earned during a reporting period.


WY CLE: 6.00 Credit Approval Exp
01/17/2021
Includes - Ethics: 1.00
The Wyoming State Board of Continuing Legal Education has granted up to 6.0 hours of Continuing Legal Education Credit, including 1.0 hour of ethics. No more than 5.0 hours of self-study credit may be earned during one calendar year.


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