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Comp and Benefits Mini Library

How can you tackle today's most challenging comp and benefits topics without searching high and low for all the information you need?

Now you can get the answers to all your comp and benefits questions from one trusted source. You'll keep your company in compliance ... and out of court.

Introducing the Comp and Benefits Mini-Library, your guide to navigating five tricky topics.

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Dear Comp and Benefits Professional:

Where do you turn when you need help with a tricky comp and benefits situation? Do you have to dig through piles of papers or rummage through drawers just to answer one question? What if you could look to one helpful source and get all the answers you need in one place?

Now you can. The editors of the HR Specialist: Compensation and Benefits newsletter have combined five Instant Executive Briefings into one comprehensive collection for your convenience. Whether you need help with FLSA … overtime … travel pay … or other issues that cross your desk every day, you’ll get the advice you need – instantly.

You don’t have time to search your whole office for assistance. When you have a comp and benefits question, just turn to the Comp and Benefits Mini-Library.
As an HR pro, you need to be on top of every law and regulation that affects your company. But you shouldn't have to scour dozens of books and articles to get answers to your questions.
checkbox The Comp and Benefits Mini-Library is your road map to compliance and protection. Get your five Instant Executive Briefings – for one low price – today!
Yes! I want to keep my organization in compliance and out of court.
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1. FLSA Wage-and-Hour Basics

Ask most employers, and they’ll likely say the toughest employment question they face is who’s eligible for overtime pay. We’ll help you make sure you’re complying with the FLSA when it comes to minimum wage, record-keeping requirements, penalties for violations and more.

Table of Contents
‘Hours worked’
The FLSA at a glance
Minimum-wage compliance
States, cities with higher minimum wage
Overtime pay basics
Record-keeping
Penalties for violations
Beware ‘collective actions’


2. Overtime Exemptions

It’s your job to determine who’s exempt and who’s not. We’ll guide you through the tricky world of the salary-basis and duties tests to determine whether an employee fits into one of the five exemption categories.

Table of Contents
Salary-basis test
Allowable pay deductions
Deductions for FMLA leave
Duties tests: The 5 exemption categories
     Exempt executive employee
     Exempt administrative employee
     Exempt professional employee
     Computer-related professional
     Outside sales employee
‘Highly compensated worker’ exemption
As an HR pro, you need to be on top of every law and regulation that affects your company. But you shouldn't have to scour dozens of books and articles to get answers to your questions.
checkbox The Comp and Benefits Mini-Library is your road map to compliance and protection. Get your five Instant Executive Briefings – for one low price – today!
Yes! I want to keep my organization in compliance and out of court.
We respect your privacy.
3. Travel, Training and Other Tricky Pay Issues

Figuring out when you have to pay employees – and when you DON’T – can be difficult. We’ll explain when you have to pay for travel and training time AND warn you about the dangers of docking the pay of exempt employees.

Table of Contents
Travel time
Training time
Working at home
On-call time and pagers
Pre-work preparation
Meals and rest breaks
Other work-related activities
Sleeping time
Waiting time
Docking pay for bad-weather absences
Interns: Should you pay them?


4. FLSA FAQs

What questions are your peers asking, and what real-world dilemmas can spark wage-and-hour lawsuits? We run down the top wage-and-hour questions that keep HR pros up at night – and provide you with practical, easy-to-implement answers that will put your worries to bed.

Table of Contents
Working ‘off the clock’
Refusing to work overtime on day of worship
Allowing comp time for exempt employee
Paying for business travel
Requiring overtime for disabled worker
Imposing unpaid suspension
Delaying paycheck as discipline
Paying overtime for switched shifts
Paying for travel but not overtime
Keeping time records on exempt employees
Classifying commissioned salesperson
Working through lunch
Checking duties in job description
Reclassifying employees as nonexempt
Docking pay for partial-day absence
Being on-call with a pager
Traveling to a seminar
Managing part-timers as exempt executives
Having power to hire and fire
Classifying paralegals
Exercising independent judgment
As an HR pro, you need to be on top of every law and regulation that affects your company. But you shouldn't have to scour dozens of books and articles to get answers to your questions.
checkbox The Comp and Benefits Mini-Library is your road map to compliance and protection. Get your five Instant Executive Briefings – for one low price – today!
Yes! I want to keep my organization in compliance and out of court.
We respect your privacy. 
5. FLSA Self-Audit: Exempt vs. Nonexempt

It’s the eternal HR challenge: determining which employees are exempt from overtime. Are you in compliance? If not, you could be on the hook for millions. Test yourself with this valuable self-audit. It’s quick and handy – and best of all, it could keep you out of trouble.

Table of Contents
DOL stops issuing opinion letters
Audit: Test your compliance
     Executive employee
     Administrative employee
     Learned professional employee
     Creative professional employee
     Computer professional
     Outside sales employee
Check every job description
Paid on a ‘fee basis’
Managing exempt workers

These five Instant Executive Briefings are a combined $74.75 value. But now you can get all five for just $49.95. And if they help you avoid just ONE sticky situation – or even keep you out of court – their true value is almost beyond calculation. Order your Mini-Library today and rest easy knowing your organization is in compliance.


Sincerely,



Pat DiDomenico
Editorial Director
As an HR pro, you need to be on top of every law and regulation that affects your company. But you shouldn't have to scour dozens of books and articles to get answers to your questions.
checkbox The Comp and Benefits Mini-Library is your road map to compliance and protection. Get your five Instant Executive Briefings – for one low price – today!
Yes! I want to keep my organization in compliance and out of court.
We respect your privacy. 
P.S. Remember, there's absolutely no risk. If you don't see how you can get the comp and benefits answers you need in one place, we'll refund your entire purchase price – no questions asked – and you'll have no further obligation.
P.P.S. It takes just minutes for a company to make a critical wage-and-hour mistake. But it also takes just minutes to consult the Comp and Benefits Mini-Library for the guidance that could protect your organization. And if you download a PDF of this collection, you’ll instantly be able to put our advice into action. Get your Mini-Library now!