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MBA's Human Resources Virtual Symposium

MBA's Human Resources Virtual Symposium
Event Details
September 2020
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET

DAY 1: Thursday, September 10; 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. ET

1:30 – 2:15 PM
Wage and Hour Laws and What Can Be Learned from Recent Class Action Activity

Russell Bruch, Partner, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
Meredith S. Dante, Partner, Ballard Spahr

  • Key Concepts and Developments regarding the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
    • Available exemptions and their requirements
    • Tracking and accounting for compensable time
    • Calculating overtime pay for loan officers and other mortgage employees
    • Treatment of part‐time workers
  • CA and other State Laws: Overtime and Minimum Wages
  • Litigation Developments and Trends
  • Ways to Avoid Wage and Hour Trouble
  • Independent Contractor Classification

2:15 – 3:00 PM
The New 2020 Top Ten ‐ Loan Originator Rules and Compensation Structures

Justin Wiseman, Associate Vice President, Managing Regulatory Counsel, MBA (moderator)
Richard J. Andreano, Partner, Ballard Spahr LLP
Loretta Salzano, President, Franzen and Salzano

  • Refresher on the LO Compensation Rule and Interpretation
  • The Top Ten LO Compensation Scenarios – What We’re Hearing from the Street and What’s Permissible
    • RHas the LO Comp Rule Changed?
    • Teaming and loan officer assistants
    • Issues with bond and construction loans
    • Who is an LO under the rule?
    • And more on what’s allowable, what’s not, and what’s still grey

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
COVID‐Related HR Questions and Legal Office Hours

Russell Bruch, Meredith Dante, Rich Andreano, Loretta Salzano, Justin Wiseman (moderator)

  • Summary of COVID‐related legal questions being most asked by clients
  • Specific areas or return‐to‐work and remote work that could be problematic for companies
  • Suggestions for mitigating legal risk
  • Additional legal questions answered as time permit


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