Wage and Hour Compliance Challenges From the Increased Use of Technology in the Workplace
Minimizing Risks Involving "Hidden Work," On-Call Scheduling, Meal Breaks, Defining "Work," "Continuous Workday Rule", and More
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will examine the myriad ways in which the increased use of technology in the workplace by employers and employees has heightened employers’ risks of violating wage and hour laws, particularly as it relates to non-exempt employees. The panel will outline practical strategies for employers to reduce legal exposure.
- What is “work”
- The “de minimis” rule
- The “continuous workday rule”
- Hidden “work”
- On-call time and on-call shifts
- Meal break claims and automatic meal break deductions
- Technology and the administrative exemption
- Failure to reimburse employees for expenses related to using technology for work
- Reducing exposure to wage and hour risks resulting from use of technology
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- What novel wage and hour compliance issues are employment attorneys facing with the growing use of technology in the workplace?
- How are courts ruling in wage and hour cases involving technology-related disputes?
- What are some best practices for employers to reduce their wage and hour liability exposure for technology-related work activities?
Justin R. Barnes
Mr. Barnes’ practice is focused primarily on defending complex wage and hour class and collective actions in... | Read More
Mr. Barnes’ practice is focused primarily on defending complex wage and hour class and collective actions in state and federal courts across the country. He represents employers on a variety of labor and employment related issues, including labor arbitrations, allegations of discrimination, and employment-related contract disputes. Mr. Barnes frequently speaks on a variety of workplace related issues, including wage and hour compliance, electronic discovery, and social media.Close
Eric R. Magnus
Mr. Magnus’ practice is focused on defending federal and state wage and hour class and collective actions in... | Read More
Mr. Magnus’ practice is focused on defending federal and state wage and hour class and collective actions in jurisdictions across the U.S. He focuses primarily on “donning and doffing,” “off-the-clock,” tip credit and misclassification cases. Mr. Magnus has obtained summary judgment and obtained several favorable settlements in a number of “off the clock” class actions across the country.Close