Workshops & Training

MLGHRA’s “Getting Pay Right!” Wage and Hour Compliance for Public Employers workshop sponsored by Maine Local Government Human Resources Association – 4/11/19

Location: Maine Municipal Association, 60 Community Drive, Augusta, ME 04330
Time: Registration: 8:30 am to 9:00 am | Program: 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Cost: MLGHRA Members: $65 | Non-Members: $75
Instructor(s): Steven McKinney, Community Outreach and Resource Planning Specialist, U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division; Scott Cotnoir, Wage and Hour Director, Maine Department of Labor

This Wage and Hour workshop is geared to local government Human Resources employees, Finance employees, Town/City/County Managers, Department Heads, Public Safety Chiefs/Managers, plus anyone else interested in this complex topic.

Special Focus Areas:
- Common exemptions and exceptions unique to public employers (Federal vs. State)
- When Does State Wage and Hour Supersede Federal??
- Summer programs of schools
- Application of exemption to state and local government facilities
- Beach and Boardwalk Facilities
- Receipts of state or local government-operated amusement or recreational establishments
- 7k Exemption: Fire Protection and Law Enforcement
- Public Employees Engaged in Fire Protection and Law Enforcement – (smaller municipalities) – Section 13(b)(20)
- Shift Swaps
- Overtime
- Occasional or Sporadic Employment
- Joint Employment as it pertains to municipalities and school departments
- FLSA Coverage: Employment relationship, Statutory Exclusions, Geographical Limits – Volunteer Stipends and Nominal Fee
- Government Activities: Volunteer Services
- Plus, Other Wage and Hour Guidance and Clarification


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