Compensation Into the Future: What you should know about EEO-1 reporting and FLSA exemptions

Thursday 8:00 – 9:00 AM

Session Description

The ever-increasing focus on pay equity and the concept of a “living wage” for all Americans has resulted in a number of anticipated changes in compensation structure and reporting requirements for employers. This session will provide a brief refresher on EEO-1 reporting requirements and FLSA exemptions, as well as updates regarding what employers need to know to remain compliant as anticipated changes are implemented in 2019 and beyond.

Learning Objectives

  1. Understand EEO-1 reporting requirements generally
  2. Review the FLSA exemption eligibility, including both the duties test and the salary threshold requirements
  3. Provide an update of revised EEO-1 reporting requirements and anticipated changes to the FLSA white-collar exemptions and tips on remaining compliant


Melody Rayl

Melody Rayl is an attorney in the Kansas City office of national Labor & Employment litigation firm Fisher Phillips. Her practice focuses on all aspects of employment litigation and counseling. Melody has defended employers in all types of discrimination, harassment and retaliation lawsuits in both state and federal courts. She also frequently provides management training to her business clients on a variety of employment related topics and regularly counsels businesses through difficult situations with an eye to preventing lawsuits before they occur. Prior to beginning her law practice, Melody spent 20 years in law enforcement and 6 years on active duty as an Intelligence Analyst in the U.S. Army.