May 16 Webinar (included with your membership)

Webinar: Dive into the new overtime exemption regulations and learn how to protect your newspaper

Thursday, May 16

Noon EDT | 11 a.m. CDT | 10 a.m. MDT | 9 a.m. PDT

Presented by Kevin Young, partner, Seyfarth Shaw LLP, and A. Scott Hecker, senior counsel, Seyfarth Shaw LLP

The U.S. Department of Labor's recent overtime exemption changes under the Fair Labor Standards Act could drastically impact your newspaper’s operations and bottom line.

This profound update expands the pool of employees eligible for overtime pay, potentially increasing staffing costs substantially. As a newspaper leader, you need to fully understand these rule changes to analyze how they'll affect your workforce strategies, budgets and compliance obligations.

Kevin Young, partner at Seyfarth Shaw LLP, and A. Scott Hecker, senior counsel, Seyfarth Shaw LLP, will dive deep into the new regulations, providing a roadmap for newspapers to adapt. From re-classifying employee exemptions to adjusting schedules and compensation — they'll cover it all.

Protect your business by registering now to learn about these game-changing overtime reforms before they disrupt your operations.

Can’t make the webinar? Register and we’ll send you the recorded materials!



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Our presenters

Kevin Young is a partner with Seyfarth Shaw, based in the Atlanta office.  He helps employers manage and compensate employees lawfully, while upholding high performance standards, identifying and mitigating legal risk, and defending litigation. 

Young defends and advises businesses on a wide array of workplace law issues. He is particularly well-versed in federal and state wage and hour laws (e.g., overtime, exempt classification, independent contractor classification, meal and rest breaks, and predictive scheduling).

A. Scott Hecker partners with his clients to pursue practical solutions that not only protect employers’ business interests, but also employees’ fiscal and physical health. He provides clients with significant knowledge of federal government enforcement practices and engages in rational problem solving to devise workable paths forward for his clients.

He has advised clients and litigated on their behalf under numerous federal labor laws, including the Fair Labor Standards Act.  He is based in Washington, D.C.