Defending Against Damages in Wage and Hour Litigation: Preventive and Trial Techniques
Strategies to Mitigate Liquidated Damages, Overtime and Back-Wage Calculations, and Attorney Fees
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will educate employment counsel on preventive and trial defense techniques that will mitigate damages in wage and hour lawsuits. Hear from experienced panelists as they discuss the utility of salary agreements and specific defense theories for various forms of damages.
- Preventive techniques
- Salary agreements (fluctuating workweek, Belo)
- Error reporting
- Hot goods provisions
- Defense theories to mitigate damages
- Hours worked
- The half time calculation
- Liquidated damages
- Overtime and other wage demands
- Class action defense theories
- Attorney fees
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- How must counsel structure defense strategy to mitigate damages in light of recent case law developments?
- What preventive measures should be implemented to alleviate damage demands in case wage violation suits are filed?
- What defense theories work to alleviate attorney fee demands?
- How best may employers avoid the pursuit of “hot goods provisions”?
Teresa R. Tracy
Gladstone Michel Weisberg Willner & Sloane
Ms. Tracy chairs the firm's Labor and Employment Group. She counsels and represents employers in all areas of labor... | Read More
Ms. Tracy chairs the firm's Labor and Employment Group. She counsels and represents employers in all areas of labor and employment law and litigation. She has litigated before state and federal courts throughout the country, the EEOC, the Department of Fair Employment and Housing, and other state departments of civil rights, as well as numerous federal agencies.Close
Noel P. Tripp, Esq.
Mr. Tripp practices exclusively in employment law and has been involved in matters pending before federal and state... | Read More
Mr. Tripp practices exclusively in employment law and has been involved in matters pending before federal and state courts and administrative agencies covering the gamut of employment-related matters from discrimination and workplace harassment to wage/hour disputes and affirmative-action compliance. His principal focus is the defense of class and collective action lawsuits under federal and state wage-and-hour lawsClose