Management Training Series Seminar

The Challenges of Today’s Workforce

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Our Training was a success! Thank you so much to those of you who were able to make it out to yesterday’s Management Training session! Our training began with Roger Trueba talking about the four categories of today’s workforce:

  • Baby Boomers
  • Generation X
  • Millennials (Generation Y)
  • Generation Z

Roger touched on the pros & cons of each generation and how to utilize them in your organization. Each generation comes with their own mindset on their career path and where they see their future in your company. He teaches us that we don’t need to be apprehensive of the new generations that are coming into the workforce, but to adapt and be open to the knowledge and ambition that comes with them.

We closed with the discussion of the possibility of a new FLSA law taking affect, presented by MariaElena (M.E.) Ayala, VP of HR & Client Services. The possible new law proposes changes to the salary base for most white collar exemptions: Executive, Administrative and Professional Exemptions of the FLSA. This affect will potentially increase the salary requirement from $455 per week ($23,660/year) to $970 per week ($50,440/year). DOL’s rationale is that the new salary level reflects the 40th percentile of earnings for full-time salaried employees.

We recommend that you review current positions in the “threshold” and determine feasibility of the following;

  • Revisions of extent of non-exempt amount of work performed by exempt employees.
  • Increase Pay
  • Reduce Hours
  • Restructure pay to account for regular and overtime hours

To find out more information on the new FLSA rule, please click the link below for a PDF copy of the material that was discussed at yesterday’s training. If you have further questions regarding the FLSA, please contact our Client Services team at 770-339-0000, option 3.

New FLSA Overtime Rules

We have also attached a copy of Roger’s Multi-Generational presentation for more information, Multigenerational Workforce 2016. If you are interested in learning more about the multi-generational workforce in your organization, please contact Roger Trueba at RTrueba@hr-strategies.com.

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About HR Strategies

HR Strategies is a private human resource management firm created to enable small business owners to focus on their core competencies, rather than the tedium of running payroll, providing employee benefits, or the many other facets of human resource administration. We allow business owners to concentrate on their passion, without being distracted by countless human resource responsibilities.

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