Navigating Thorny Employment Law Issues in the Construction Sector

Minimizing Employee Claims Over Joint Employer Status, Independent Contractor Misclassification, Davis-Bacon Act Violations and More

Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A


Conducted on Thursday, January 26, 2017

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Program Materials

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to employment counsel on advising clients in the construction industry regarding compliance with federal and state employment laws, including the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the Davis-Bacon Act, and state wage and hour laws. The panel will discuss unique legal challenges construction employers face and best practices for minimizing and defending claims.

Description

Construction employers face myriad employment law compliance challenges, including meeting federal and state wage and hour law obligations and navigating complex labor relations issues.

Employment counsel advising construction industry employers must understand the current enforcement and litigation environment and help their clients implement effective labor and employment policies and practices that will minimize the risk of noncompliance with federal and state laws. Counsel must also be prepared to defend their construction industry clients in National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) proceedings, Department of Labor (DOL) audits and employee lawsuits.

Listen as our authoritative panel of employment attorneys discusses current employment law trends and case law developments impacting construction industry employers. The panel will outline unique legal issues construction employers face, strategies for proactively implementing policies and practices that help minimize liability exposure, and best practices to defend employee claims.

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Outline

  1. Current employment law trends and case law developments impacting construction industry employers
  2. Wage and hour liability exposure for construction industry employers
  3. NLRA exposure for construction industry employers
  4. Best practices for construction industry employers to limit liability exposure
  5. Defending employers in NLRB proceedings, DOL audits and employee lawsuits

Benefits

The panel will review these and other key issues:

  • What unique wage and hour risks do construction industry employers face?
  • What unique labor relations risks do construction industry employers face?
  • What are best practices for construction industry employers to ensure compliance with wage and hour laws?
  • What are best practices for construction industry employers to avoid joint employer liability?

Faculty

Ted Boehm
Ted Boehm

Partner
Fisher & Phillips

Mr. Boehm represents management in a variety of matters in state and federal courts. His practice focuses on the...  |  Read More

Van Allyn Goodwin
Van Allyn Goodwin

Shareholder
Littler Mendelson

With expertise that covers the full range of employment and labor law, Mr. Goodwin routinely defends employers in...  |  Read More

Meredith C. Shoop, Esq.
Meredith C. Shoop, Esq.

Littler Mendelson

Ms. Shoop advises and represents employers in matters of employment law and labor relations, including in arbitration...  |  Read More

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