Wage Theft State Reform and Legislative Trends: New Causes of Action for Employees, Employer Penalties
Compliance in a Changing Legal Landscape as Additional States Pass Wage Theft Statutes
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will advise employment counsel on the growing state trend of wage theft prevention statutes. The panel will discuss issues that may arise for employers who violate those laws.
- Recently enacted state wage theft prevention laws
- Common requirements under these laws, such as:
- Notice requirements
- Remedies available to aggrieved individuals
- State penalties
- Ways employers can minimize their exposure under these laws
The panel will review these and other relevant topics:
- What are wage theft statutes?
- What exposure do employers have under these statutes?
- How can employers minimize their exposure under these statutes?
Caroline E. Bressman
Ms. Bressman represents thousands of workers in wage and hour collective, class, and hybrid matters arising under... | Read More
Ms. Bressman represents thousands of workers in wage and hour collective, class, and hybrid matters arising under federal and state laws. She has advocated for the rights of workers across several industries, including positions such as background investigators, software engineers, home health aides, merchandisers, auto adjusters, yard switchers, and flooring estimators. In addition, Caroline has experience in handling single plaintiff discrimination, retaliation, and contract-based claims. Caroline regularly manages discovery and has experience in bringing and opposing dispositive motions. Whether representing a multi-hundred collective or a single individual, Caroline's meticulous approach and curiosity of the law equip her to tackle complex legal issues.Close
Gardy & Notis
Mr. Kurtz concentrates his practice in consumer, employment, and securities class actions.| Read More
Mr. Kurtz concentrates his practice in consumer, employment, and securities class actions.Close
James J. La Rocca
Director, Employment & Labor Law
Mr. La Rocca has been a trusted advisor to employers in both the private and public sectors. He regularly represents... | Read More
Mr. La Rocca has been a trusted advisor to employers in both the private and public sectors. He regularly represents clients in connection with legal issues involving labor unions, including in the context of union organizing and collective bargaining. Additionally, both unionized and non-unionized employers routinely call on Mr. La Rocca to aggressively represent them in litigation, including in cases involving claims of breach of contract, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, unfair competition, and wage/hour violations. He also provides employers with day-to-day counseling on an assortment of workplace issues to help prevent litigation in the first instance.Close