Date: 27th January 2023
Time: 1:00 PM CST
There has been growing emphasis on proper classification of employees. Learn how job descriptions, timely performance appraisals, and communication can help you avoid paying unplanned overtime and audits from the government. While the government provides significant guidance on properly classifying employees there are still a lot of gray areas.
We will review the nuisances regarding: Exempt versus non-exempt, Department of Labor’s white-collar exemptions, the importance of detailed and current job descriptions, and identifying the essential job functions.
Rachel Bossard, Partner
Burke, Warren, MacKay & Serritella, P.C.
Rachel Bossard chairs the Firm’s Labor and Employment law practice group. She represents employers in all aspects of the law including client counseling, training, litigation and benefits. She has extensive experience representing for profit and not-for-profit employers, including corporations, schools, colleges, universities, nursing homes, and municipalities. She has vast trial experience in both state and federal court and has litigated and mediated hundreds of employment law matters filed with various governmental agencies. Ms. Bossard has argued before the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals on multiple occasions regarding issues such as discrimination, retaliation and failure to accommodate.
Ms. Bossard routinely drafts and reviews all types of employment documents for clients and assists them in making personnel decisions in compliance with the laws. She is very focused on risk management and her clients express their appreciation for her efficient and pragmatic approach. Ms. Bossard is a frequent lecturer on employment law issues and has a tremendous amount of experience presenting and training on important employment topics such as harassment prevention, accommodating disabilities, and wage and hour issues, both in-person and via webinar.