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Protect your organization from legal action

With the  Department of Labor stepping up wage and hour
enforcement efforts, many businesses could be left susceptible to legal action
from state and federal agencies. Simply knowing the latest government
guidelines and regulations isn’t enough. What measures is your company taking
to ensure compliance is carried out at every level of the organization? What
actions are you taking to mitigate risk of legal action? These are answers you
need to know in order to protect your business and build a positive work environment
for employees.

Wage & Hour Enforcement: What Employers Need to

Complimentary webinar on Wednesday, February 27, 12-1 p.m. EST

Join us as Whitney Harmon, attorney at Baker, Donelson, Bearman,
Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC, details the importance of wage and hour
compliance and why it’s becoming is an increasingly critical concern for
employers. During this webinar Ms. Harmon will explore:

  • The
    Department of Labor’s aggressive enforcement efforts, including its record
    number of investigators being hired for 2013, targeted industries and
    harsher penalties.
  • The
    need for extreme care when classifying employees.
  • The
    importance of effective timekeeping practices.
  • Strategies
    for avoiding costly pay violations.



M. Harmon
represents employers and management clients in all aspects of employment law,
successfully arguing cases versus various state and federal agencies. She
routinely drafts employee handbooks and policy manuals, trains supervisors and
managers on the implementation of these policies, and provides guidance and
advice on current employment-related legislation and agency initiatives.

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