Litigating Wage and Hour Claims Under New State Regulations: Minimum Wage, Overtime, Break Requirements, Paid Leave

A live 90-minute CLE video webinar with interactive Q&A

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Wednesday, September 14, 2022

1:00pm-2:30pm EDT, 10:00am-11:30am PDT

Early Registration Discount Deadline, Friday, August 26, 2022

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This CLE webinar will advise employment counsel on litigating wage and hour claims under the new state labor regulations. The panel will discuss how changes to minimum wages, calculation of overtime, mandatory paid leave, and break requirements at the state level will affect how claims are resolved, particularly for multistate employers, and best practices for establishing policies to mitigate liability for future claims.

Description

The number of wage and hour lawsuits and U.S. Department of Labor investigations has steadily increased over the past few years. The Biden administration's anticipated proposed legislative and regulatory changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act and numerous state law changes make handling the current workforce difficult. The cost of defending class, collective, or multi-plaintiff wage and hour lawsuits at both the state and federal levels can be significant, both monetarily and to the disruption of operations.

Employment counsel must consider how overlapping state laws related to minimum wage and overtime are handled, particularly with remote work operating in multiple states. Additionally, counsel should be aware of the break requirements and paid leave policies that may result in significant litigation.

Listen as our expert panel discusses recent wage and hour cases, the impact of new state legislation on the operation of multistate businesses, and best practices when litigating these employment claims.

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Outline

  1. New wage and hour regulations
    1. State
      1. Nevada
      2. Florida
      3. Washington
      4. California
    2. Federal
      1. Proposed FLSA changes
  2. Remote employee considerations
  3. Best practices

Benefits

The panel will review these and other relevant issues:

  • What new state employment laws will have the most impact on wage and hour claims?
  • How can multistate employers best prepare for future wage and hour claims from remote workers?
  • How do state-specific requirements for paid leave, overtime, and break periods affect wage and hour claims?

Faculty

Melnick, Stephen
Stephen T. Melnick

Shareholder
Littler Mendelson

Mr. Melnick counsels and represents employers regarding a broad range of employment laws, with a particular focus on...  |  Read More

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