Expert Series: What Insurance Leaders Need to Know About The Fair Labor Standards Act

Compliance with federal and state employment laws is one of the most challenging issues insurance agents face. Failure to be compliant can result in lawsuits, compensatory and punitive damages, as well as damage to your reputation.

Don’t get caught making a costly mistake.  

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Presenter: Jon Persky, Owner of Optimum Performance Solutions

Length: 60 minutes

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During this webinar, Jon Persky of Optimum Performance Solutions will walk you through the Fair Labor Standards Act and how to make sure your insurance agency is compliant.

In this webinar you will learn:

  • The must-know basics of the Fair Labor Standards Act

  • How to differentiate between an “employee” and an “independent contractor”

  • The differences between the types of employee exemptions

  • How to avoid unwanted surprises when it comes to labor at your agency

About the speaker:

Jon Persky graduated from Duquesne University, holds an MBA in Finance from the University of Pittsburgh, is a Certified Public Accountant, a Certified Insurance Counselor, and a Professional in Human Resources.

He has spent the majority of his professional career in the insurance industry in positions such as Controller, Chief Financial Officer, and Personnel Director. The agencies Jon has been associated with range from a large commercial lines agency to a 35 location non-standard specialty auto agency.

As a national faculty member of the Society of Certified Insurance Counselors for over 20 years, Jon is the Society's exclusive lecturer on Perpetuations, Mergers & Acquisitions, and Agency valuations. He facilitates these topics as well as many others at Graduate Studies Ruble Seminars and Agency Management Institutes countrywide.