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Craig Salner, Partner, Clarke Silverglate, P.A. to Speak at KCís event

New York, NY, April 23, 2016 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Craig Salner, Partner, Clarke Silverglate, P.A. will speak at the Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Unveiling The Changes to Federal Overtime Exemption Rules.” This event is scheduled for May 25, 2016 from 3:00pm – 5:00pm (ET).

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About Craig Salner
Mr. Salner was born in Queens, NY, but has resided in South Florida since 1988. He graduated from South Plantation High School as Valedictorian in 1996, and attended college at the University of Florida. He graduated with honors in 2000, receiving a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. He received his J.D. degree from Vanderbilt University Law School in 2003. Upon graduating from law school, Mr. Salner joined Clarke Silverglate, P.A. He has spent his entire career with Clarke Silverglate, P.A., and was named partner in 2011.

Mr. Salner has extensive experience in a wide range of civil and commercial litigation matters, with a specialty in labor and employment, including wage and hour law. Mr. Salner serves as the Chair of the FLSA Subcommittee for the Defense Research Institute’s (“DRI”) Labor and Employment Committee, and the DRI has published two volumes of Mr. Salner’s FLSA Case Law Compendium, a collection of summaries from all published federal opinions from 2011 to 2014 bearing on FLSA Collective Actions.

About Clarke Silverglate, P.A.
Clarke Silverglate, P.A. ("CSPA") is a Miami based litigation boutique law firm representing Corporate America in high stakes litigated matters at the trial and appellate levels in all state and federal courts throughout Florida. The firm’s litigation practice includes commercial matters, employment and labor, business torts, intellectual property, product liability, life sciences, professional liability, medical liability, premises liability, personal injury defense, governmental liability, real estate, construction, banking, eminent domain, admiralty, environmental claims, white-collar criminal defense, toxic and mass torts, class and collective action defense, and insurance coverage.

Event Synopsis:
In June 2015, the US Department of Labor (DOL) announced the highly anticipated proposed revisions to the Fair Labor Standards Act’s (FLSA) overtime exemptions. The revisions were designed to extend overtime protections to millions of employees and to significantly increase the salary level needed to qualify as exempt under the FLSA’s white collar standard and highly compensated exemptions (HCE). Both the minimum salary level for exemption and the HCE threshold will increase on an annual basis after the new regulations become effective.

This year, the revised regulations will be published coming July. It means employers will have 60 days to comply with new regulations after they are published. Although final regulations are not yet known, employers should now be learning about the proposed changes before they become final.

In this two-hour live webcast, a panel of key thought leaders, professionals, and labor law attorneys will discuss best practices and assists audience in preparing for and implementing these regulatory changes, as well as helping employers avoid common pitfalls. The panel will also provide an overview in assessing the changes that are required when revising employee handbooks and/or policies to reflect the new regulations.

Key topics include:

FLSA Wage and Hour Laws: Updates
Employee and Overtime Exemptions
Wage and Overtime Calculations
FLSA’s Compensable Time Requirements for Non–Exempt Employees
Updates on DOL Enforcement Actions
Significant Litigation Issues
Compliance and Litigation Risk
Non-compliance Regulatory Penalties
Compliance and Best Practices
Up-to-the-minute Trends and Developments

About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series

The Knowledge Group, LLC was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register for an event, please visit:
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