Approved for 1 hour of HRCI & SHRM recertification credit.
FWHR members, we will be conducting a vote on the
2021 BOD nominations at the beginning of this meeting.
Discrimination, Regular Rates of Pay, Overtime, Joint Employers, Independent Contractors – the list of tricky employment topics goes on. Join Julia as she discusses recent employment decisions from the Supreme Court and the exceptionally active Department of Labor.
Attendees will leave with a knowledge and understanding of:
Recent Supreme Court cases regarding employment law and how they affect human resources professionals
In-depth discussion and takeaways from the latest activities of the US Department of Labor
How to calculate regular rate of pay (including for leave “buybacks”) and payment of overtime to non-exempt personnel
Tools for analyzing new regulations on Independent Contractor vs. regular Employee
Presented by Julia Gannaway
Julia is a partner in the law firm of Ross | Gannaway, PLLC. Her practice is dedicated largely to employment law in the public sector, and the firm represents only employers. The firm’s office is located in Southlake, but their clients are all around the state.
She advises clients on matters relating to investigations and disciplinary actions in Chapter 143 settings and non-Chapter 143 cities; matters relating to the Fair Labor Standards Act and Texas law regarding pay issues. Her practice involves representing clients before Federal and State courts, administrative hearings for civil service and TCOLE, and in EEOC/DOL investigations. She also moonlights as the author of numerous Public Information Act requests for rulings.