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Wage and Hour Division (WHD)

Free Seminars: Understanding Subminimum Wages under Section 14(c) of the FLSA

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division will offer free seminars to assist employers and community rehabilitation programs (CRPs) in complying with Section 14(c) of the Fair Labor Standards Act. Guardians and family members of workers with disabilities are invited and encouraged to attend as well.

Training will cover topics including the certification process, performing prevailing wage surveys, and conducting time studies. Other special issues for Section 14(c) certificate holders, including several areas where Wage and Hour Division staff have found compliance problems in past years, will be addressed, such as calculating commensurate wages and accurately tracking hours worked. The sessions will also include a roundtable discussion to provide participants the opportunity to share the challenges that they face with the requirements of their special minimum wage certificates, as well as their best practices developed to remain in compliance with this regulation.

Seminars for 2014 are listed below. There is no fee to attend a seminar.

 
Date Location
  Northeast  
May 14, 2014 Ithaca, NY Registration opening soon – check back here.
June 5, 2014 Danbury, CT Registration opening soon – check back here.
  Midwest  
July 17, 2014 Kansas City, KS Registration opening soon – check back here.
TBD St. Louis, MO Registration opening soon – check back here.
  Southeast  
July 17, 2014 Gainesville, FL Registration opening soon – check back here.
August 7, 2014 Columbia, SC Registration opening soon – check back here.
  Southwest  
May 22, 2014 Lafayette, LA Registration opening soon – check back here.
TBD Santa Fe, NM Registration opening soon – check back here.
  West  
June 26, 2014 San Jose, CA Registration opening soon – check back here.
July 31, 2014 Phoenix, AZ Registration opening soon – check back here.

 

For more information on Section 14(c) of the FLSA, visit the Wage and Hour Division website at http://dol.gov/whd or call the department’s toll-free helpline at 866-4US-WAGE (487-9243).