Are You Paying Your Employees Correctly?
Date: April 24, 2018
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Wages and hours worked are two of the most important employment related concerns for many workers. Federal and state laws concerning wages have evolved over the years and the rules can be difficult to understand. Wage and hour laws are meant to protect employees. Our speaker will give real-world examples of wage and hour challenges and how you can solve them. You will be provided vital information to avoid costly mistakes: • Not paying the correct minimum wage • Not paying overtime or improperly classifying exempt employees • Making employees work "off-the-clock" and not paying them for it • Deducting for wages paid in goods, such as meals or food Presenter: Windy Knutson, Compliance Specialist, Montana Wage & Hour Unit, Labor Standards Bureau, has been with the Department of Labor and Industry for over 21 years. She has worked in the Wage and Hour Unit for over 13 years, four years as an auditor for Uninsured Employer’s Fund (employers not covered with work comp), two years with the Contractor Registration Program and Independent Contractor Central Unit and two years with Unemployment Insurance Division. Windy and her husband own a business in Helena with employees which include their 17-year-old son who is employed as a registered apprentice Preview: Tune into the Good Morning Show with John Hendricks and Robin Mitchell on KGEZ AM 600 / FM 96.5 / KGEZ.com on April 17th in the 9 o'clock hour to hear Windy Knutson’s ten-minute interview on Are You Paying Your Employees Correctly? Register at: https://blueprintforbusinesssucess.eventbrite.com For questions call: 406.758.6200 Free to attend. Sponsored by Job Service Kalispell and Flathead Valley Community College.