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LCIA to Host Breakfast Focused on New Overtime Laws - October 26 in New Orleans
10/18/2016 11:37:13 AM

On Wednesday, October 26th, LCIA is hosting a breakfast workshop, "HR in the AM: Running Out of Time to Comply with New Overtime Rules.” The event, which is open to the public, will take place from 8:15 AM to 9:30 AM at the Fair Grounds Race Course in New Orleans. Small business attorney Terese Bennett will give a presentation outlining new overtime laws.

Significant changes to federal overtime rules take effect on December 1, 2016, raising the salary threshold for exempt workers to $913/week or $47,466 a year. Ms. Bennett will discuss the ins-and-outs of the new rules, including an overview of the Fair Labor Standards Act and options for compliance. She'll also give attendees a step-by-step checklist to help you prepare for those changes.

Business owners, HR staff, and office managers are all encouraged to attend. If you have salaried employees, there may be steps you need to take. Bring your questions, and join us for a valuable discussion over breakfast.

Date:Wednesday, October 26, 2016


Time:

8:15 AM – 9:30 AM
Coffee and registration will take place from 8:15 to 8:30, with the presentation starting at 8:30.

Location:Fair Grounds Race Course
1751 Gentilly Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70119

Fee:Free for LCI policyholders and partnering agents.
Free for StayLocal members.
$15 general admission. Open to the public.

To register:Click here to register.

Free parking is available in the Fair Grounds parking lot. Coffee and breakfast will be served.


Meet the Speaker: Terese M. Bennett has represented corporate clients in transactions and commercial litigation for more than 25 years. She has represented clients in the public and private sectors in business negotiations and contracting, licensing, procurement, employment, compliance and regulatory matters.


Click the registration link above to register, or contact Christina Buras with any questions: 985-612-6733. 


Industry Insights is a collection of events, resources, etc. that provide industry-specific assistance to Louisiana businesses, including events that appeal to all industries. Industry Insights is a program of LCIA, the Member Services Arm of LCI Workers' Comp.


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