$299 – $399

Commensurate Wage Compliance Training and The Future CRP, Cincinnati, OH

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Hilton Garden Inn Cincinnati - Blue Ash

5300 Cornell Road

Blue Ash, OH 45242

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The 2019 Conference Is About Preparing for Your Future!

Presented by Mark Knuckles Associates, Inc. www.MarkKnuckles.com

This conference is essential for CEOs, Executive Directors, HR Directors and management team members. It is not just about “methods.” It's about strategy! You're taken to the next step, managing the future CRP with or without commensurate wages. How is a Non-Profit different than a County Board? You must know which laws and policies are different. The conference teaches the compliance concepts and principles that management must understand to maintain a “no violation” history with the USDOL. The conference will change the way your organization thinks about FLSA compliance, not just commensurate wages, but in the future CRP.

The training does include instruction with time studies the latest Wage Hour demands. It includes a time study demonstration and a demonstration setting a standard for hourly commensurate rates. In includes instruction with prevailing rate surveys.

Extensive experience of the presenters is the difference. The presenters know and have enforced the law. They are recognized as FLSA and commensurate wage experts. They interface with DOL everyday helping programs defend their renewal applications, methods, and practices. They were the first to teach the WIOA for CRPs. MKAI knows what you are up against and what you must do to avoid investigations, violations, backwage and prepare for the future.

Covered Topics-Issues

• Not Renewing your Sub Minimum Wage Certificate? – Compliance changes?
• The future CRP without a certificate, the new employment relationship
• Future of Commensurate Wages & the WIOA
• How to structure a work program without a certificate
• Joint Employment with SE Programs
• Employee vs. Independent Contractor
• Interns and Volunteers - Unpaid Consumer Volunteers?
• Arts & Crafts programs
• What is Compensable Time/Non-Compensable Time??
• Consumer Businesses – Legal or Illegal
• The NEW WIOA Training and Documentation Requirements
• Government Contractor Minimum Wage - $10.60 NOW!!!
• Piece Rate Time Studies – The Correct Method - What WH is Demanding
• How To Video record a Time Study and Hourly Job Standard
• Prevailing Rate Surveys -- New Requirements
• Work Exploration Transition Models & job shadowing
• Preparing for a Consumer's Petition for Wage Review Hearing
• Setting Hourly Rates -- New Requirements
• When and how to Claim Wage Credits
• FLSA Child Labor Restrictions
• Record Retention Requirements
• Federal Government Contract Work Compliance
• Family & Medical Leave Act with Consumers
• Avoiding ADA Claims with consumer job placement
• Getting real with consumer case management - preparing them for the future
• Current Wage Hour Division FLSA Enforcement Demands

2019 HOT TOPICS!!!

  • The New Application, WH-226A Form and Online Submission Mistakes

  • Who is 'Disabled for the Job"? The new documenation requirements.

  • The 50% Rule and FLSA Compliance

  • New demands for signed compliance agreements - WH exceeding its authority!

  • New WIOA Documentation and Training Requirements

  • Status of the Exempt Employee Minimum Salary Rule

  • Current FLSA Enforcement - Time Studies - Prevailing Rates - Hourly Ratings

  • Enforcement Changes with the Trump Administration

  • Federal Contractor Sick Leave Requirements

  • The latest challenges with "disabled for the job, avoiding ADA challenges

  • Responding to a certificate revocation - can you get it back?


Airport Information:

Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky Airport Code: CVG


Hotel Information:

Hilton Garden Inn Cincinnati - Blue Ash
5300 Cornell Road
Blue Ash, OH 45242
Front Desk: (513) 469-6900
$119.00/night room rate
Group Code: MKA
***Rate guaranteed based on availability***

Free Parking on-site for guest and meeting attendee's.


Provided Day 1 & Day 2 of the conference.


On your own. Hotel does not provide a shuttle to and from the airport.


Mark Knuckles, SPHR, SHRM- SCP - Principle Consultant

Mark is a former U.S. Department of Labor investigator and workshop specialist. He investigated employers under the FLSA and government contract laws. He knows the FLSA from the enforcement side. While with the USDOL, Mark successfully obtained litigation in Federal Court against a CRP. He prepared cases for litigation and testified in Federal Courts and Administrative Law Judge hearings. He knows what your burden of proof is!
Mark received DOL awards for his investigative work. He is a recognized expert with the laws that affect you. Clients include public and private CRPs (workshops), for profit and not-for-profit, state rehabilitation agencies, state and local MH/DD/SA programs, group homes, city and county governments, savings banks, restaurant chains, accounting firms, ICFDDs, manufacturing employers and others.
Mark developed the only commensurate hourly rating method ever approved by a USDOL Administrative Law Judge. His commensurate wage compliance methods and forms have won the praise of Wage Hour investigators across the country. Mark has earned the Senior Professional in Human Resources certification by the Human Resource Certification Institute and the Senior Certifide Professional by the Society for Human Resource Management.

Ken Bathurst - Retired WH Investigator - Consultant

Ken, retired from U.S. Department of Labor after serving 22 years as a Wage Hour Investigator. He has more than 35 years of govern-ment service. His investigation experience includes investigations of CRPs for Section 14(c) commensurate wage compliance. Ken special-izes in FLSA minimum wage, overtime and recordkeeping compliance reviews, Part 541 salaried exemption determinations and investiga-tion assistance during Wage and Hour Investigations. Ken received national recognition for his efforts with the Amish. He served as the Amish Child Labor (CL) and FLSA Coordinator with the Amish community.
Ken joined Mark Knuckles Associates in October 2009. He reviews the applica-tions for our clients before they are submitted to DOL. Ken also provides technical assistance to our clients via phone, email and on-site investigation assistance. Ken regularly helps CRPs during DOL Wage Hour investigations. Come hear what this years’ trends are, and take advantage of Ken’s 35 years of government experience!

► Registration: Day 1 8:00am
► Conference: 8:30am—4:30pm Both Days
► Training Rates per attendee: $299 Client & $399 Non-Client

► ONLINE registration details visit www.markknuckles.com (print the brochure)

► Register by MAIL, send check to:MKAI, PO Box 2246, Hickory, NC 28603
► Make a copy of your registration. Send original form with your payment. Bring your copy to the conference as your confirmation. Your seat is reserved when your payment is received.


What are my transport/parking options getting to/from the event?

Free parking on hotel property. Hilton Garden Inn does not provide a complimentary shuttle to/from the Cincinnati Airport.

Cincinnati is a large city, Uber and Lyft are available as well as Taxi / Livery services

What can/can't I bring to the event?

Please bring a light jacket/sweater/pull-over as room temperatures vary. Typically cold.

We do not allow computers/tablets or recording devices during the training. They are very distracting to the attendee's behind and around you, as well as the presenters. You will be asked to shut them down or leave.

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please call 828.328.9241 and ask for James, the conference manager if you have any questions. He will do his best to answer them to your satisfaction.

Is my registration/ticket transferrable?

Yes, before the conference or at the door if they are attending in place of another attendee. We do not allow an organization to send one attendee for day 1 and another attendee for day 2 for the cost of one registration. You will be asked to leave the second day or charged a 2nd registration fee.

What is the refund policy?

Refunds are typically not allowed. Please call James at 828.328.9241 to discuss ANY cancelation/refund. I know there is someone in your organization that needs to attend this training that can attend in your place.

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