Defending Workplace Class Actions: Recent Cases, Arbitration Claims, Wage and Hour, Breach of Contract Claims
Recording of a 90-minute CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will discuss significant developments in defending workplace class action litigation in the areas of settlement, arbitration, certification, and the effect of government enforcement. The panel will analyze class action and collective action rulings involving claims brought against employers in all 50 states, including decisions pertaining to employment laws, wage and hour laws, and breach of employment contract actions. The panel will review significant developments from 2021 and suggest what to expect in 2022 and beyond.
- Trends in workplace class actions
- Significant settlements in 2021
- Government enforcement litigation trends
- Class certification trends in ERISA and employment discrimination litigation
- Wage and hour litigation trends
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- How has Biden administration policy and COVID-19 affected workplace class action claims?
- What are the notable trends emerging in workplace class actions?
- What are effective strategies for settlement of workplace class actions?
Gerald L. Maatman, Jr.
Mr. Maatman has a primary emphasis in his practice on defending employers sued in employment discrimination class... | Read More
Mr. Maatman has a primary emphasis in his practice on defending employers sued in employment discrimination class actions, wage and hour collective actions, EEOC pattern or practice lawsuits, and civil rights/denial of access class actions brought in federal and state courts throughout the U.S. Mr. Maatman also pioneered the process of conducting employment practices audits to assist employers in structuring effective and practical personnel policies and protocols.Close
Jennifer A. Riley
Ms. Riley practices in the employment litigation area, with a particular emphasis on complex collective and class... | Read More
Ms. Riley practices in the employment litigation area, with a particular emphasis on complex collective and class action proceedings. She regularly represents companies facing class actions, collective actions, pattern or practice lawsuits, and systemic investigations, involving hundreds to thousands of putative class members. Ms. Riley counsels and defends employers from a range of employment law theories, including claims of race, age, gender, and disability discrimination, sexual harassment, retaliation, and alleged wage and hour violations.Close