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FLSA From A-Z: Basic Knowledge Every Employer Must Know
Aug 19, 2011 (03:08 PM EDT)

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States Department of Labor, state officials, and various employee groups are targeting businesses, large and small, for failing to properly pay overtime or minimum wage under federal and state law.  Additionally, the increased use of laptops and cell phones, with more employees working remotely, has exposed businesses to even more off- the- clock claims.  A new webinar from BNA on August 24, FLSA From A-Z: Basic Knowledge Every Employer Must Know (, offered by two leading labor and employment law experts, will help employers stay on top of the ever-changing legal landscape and ensure you are in compliance.


In 90 minutes, Mark Wiletsky and Alyssa Yatsko, of Holland & Hart will cover the nuts and bolts of the Fair Labor Standards Act, such as:

  • The basics of wage and hour law, including who is covered and not covered by the Fair Labor Standards Act 
  • Common exemptions from overtime rules and how to apply them correctly 
  • How to avoid common traps that lead to audits and lawsuits 
  • Record-keeping and other wage and hour requirements 

Attendees to this webinar will also receive 1.0 CPE or 1.5 APA RCH credits.

About the Speakers:

Mark Wiletsky, Counsel with Holland & Hart, has extensive experience in employment-related litigation. Areas he specializes in include independent contractor, wage and hour, discrimination and retaliation, wrongful discharge, and severance agreements. Mark has appellate experience in state and federal appellate courts, including the United States Supreme Court. Mark has briefed, argued, and worked on appeals in a variety of practice areas, including employment law, commercial disputes, and Constitutional issues. Mark graduated from the University of Colorado School of Law (J.D. 1997). 

Alyssa Yatsko, Associate with Holland & Hart, focuses her practice in the area of Labor and Employment where she concentrates on the representation of management in the areas of employment discrimination, wrongful discharge, and employment-related torts. She has represented employers in claims for wrongful termination, misappropriation of trade secret information, retaliation, harassment and discrimination in federal and state court. Alyssa has also represented employers in charges of discrimination before the Colorado Civil Rights Division. She has experience advising human resource personnel and in-house counsel of local and national companies on various employment-related issues. Alyssa graduated from the University of Denver College of Law (J.D. 2006). 

FLSA From A-Z: Basic Knowledge Every Employer Must Know will take place August 24, 2011, from 2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m., ET. To register for this webinar and obtain further information about CPE or APA RCH credits, go to, or call 1.800.372.1033, Option 6, then Option 1.

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About BNA HR and Payroll Webinars

BNA's HR & Payroll webinars are designed especially for today's busy professional. In just 90 minutes, you have access to in-depth coverage of an ever-changing array of current topics including breaking news, new and revised regulations, and the latest trends and developments in human resources, payroll, and international HR. Presented by top speakers, you'll learn more about how to handle the newest challenges for your organization. Our renowned webinar series provides you with a cost-effective and convenient way to bring learning, training, and professional development to every member of your department. HRCI and APA RCH Credits available! 

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