In this chapter, the particulars of federal rules for compensable work are explored to ready the Workforce Asset Management Professional (WAM-Pro) for important compliance responsibilities. Like payroll systems, workforce management (WFM) systems assume the task of enforcing the guidelines for pay computations set forth by the federal government. Errors in timekeeping pay rule configuration or timecard management can flow through to payroll systems and create improper payments and instances of noncompliance. Configuration tips are provided to help the WAM-Pro relate the regulations to the functionality of timekeeping and pay rule system design.
6.1 FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT
The first step toward achieving and maintaining federal compliance is to understand the law. The WAM-Pro should be a well-versed leader during discussions on how regulations and laws should be met and configured. The following topics are meant to outline the ...