McDonald Hopkins to host Oct. 14 event: Get your wage/hour house in order for 2016

CLEVELAND, Oct. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Department of Labor's Wage and Hour division has been busy over the last several months issuing new rules, guidance, and expanding its reach. The changes will have significant impact on most employers' wage/hour practices, so planning for 2016 should start now!

McDonald Hopkins LLC.

That's why McDonald Hopkins LLC is hosting a Business Hour on Wednesday, October 14: Get your wage/hour house in order for 2016— New FLSA rules and IC guidance require employer action. The program is from Noon to 1:15 p.m. EDT at the firm's Cleveland office; and will also be broadcast live via webcast for those who cannot attend in person. Panelists for the discussion will include attorneys from our labor and employment practice: Miriam Rosen, Chair; Nicole Gray, Member, and Sara Hutchins Jodka, Senior Counsel. The program is free of charge.

Topics will include:

  • Preparing for the new FLSA "White Collar" rules and assessing the financial and non-financial impact on your operations.
  • Understanding how the new independent contractor guidance may expand your employee roster and what to do about it.

Note to human resource professionals: This program has been approved for 1.25 (HR-General) recertification credit hours through the HR Certification Institute.

Registration is available on the McDonald Hopkins' website. Registration for the live webcast is available here.

About McDonald Hopkins
Founded in 1930, McDonald Hopkins is a business advisory and advocacy law firm with locations in Chicago, Cleveland, Columbus, Detroit, Miami, and West Palm Beach. Our subsidiary, McDonald Hopkins Government Strategies LLC, is based in Washington, D.C. and led by former Congressman Steven LaTourette. McDonald Hopkins Government Strategies is not a law firm and does not provide legal services. For more information about McDonald Hopkins, visit

Deborah W. Kelm
McDonald Hopkins LLC
600 Superior Avenue, East, Suite 2100
Cleveland, Ohio 44114
Phone: 216.348.5733

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