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New FLSA Rules and Overtime Rule - What Employers Need to Know

  • 27 Sep 2016
  • 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
  • City Hall Room 303 - 411 W 1st St. Duluth, MN 55802
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New FLSA Rules – What Employers Need to Know

This is a FREE event for the public brought to you by the Northland Human Resource Association, Hanft Fride Law Firm and the Duluth Workforce Center. All business owners, non-profits, HR/business professionals, supervisors and anyone that wants to learn more about the upcoming Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime rule changes effective December 1, 2016.

What you will learn:

  • New minimum salary requirements for white collar exemptions
  • New minimum salary requirements for highly compensated employees  
  • How automatic increases in the future will be determined by the Department of Labor
  • Strategies to help your organization be compliant
  • Who is exempt from the rule changes
  • Late breaking news on the proposed changes. 

Presenter: Tom Torgersen, Attorney at Law, Hanft Fride Law Firm 

Mr. Torgerson is a trial lawyer and maintains an active labor and employment law practice. As a litigator, he defends individuals and companies against a variety of claims, both insured and uninsured, in the principal areas of commercial transactions, construction, insurance, employment, personal injury and professional malpractice. In his labor and employment practice, he represents private and public employers in all aspects of the collective bargaining process; from responding to union organization efforts, through contract negotiations, to the handling of grievance and interest arbitrations. He also counsels companies on employment law compliance and defends them against claims asserted in state and federal agency proceedings and in court. Mr. Torgerson attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison, receiving his B.A. degree with distinction in 1981 and his J.D. degree, cum laude in 1985.


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