American Conference Institute's 24th Annual

Wage & Hour Claims and Class Actions

Thursday, May 28 to Friday, May 29, 2015
Doubletree Suites Times Square, New York, NY


It has never been more essential to be well versed in all the new nuances involved in defending against and managing the latest wage and hour claims and class actions. Come join your colleagues and clients at the nation’s premier wage and hour forum and hone your skills and strategies needed to keep pace with this rapidly changing area of law, manage and defend against new and innovative claims, and prepare foremerging regulations and evolving enforcement priorities.

American Conference Institute’s 24th National Forum on Wage & Hour Claims and Class Actions will provide you with an unparalleled opportunity to convene with expert in-house counsel from Bank of America, DirecTV, Marsh & McLennan, American Water Works, Advance Auto Parts, Masco Corporation, Citizens Financial Group, Pinnacle West Capital, Sodexo, Macy’s, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, The Hartford, Liberty Mutual Insurance, Florida Power & Light, Canam Steel Corp., U.S. Bank, Aetna, PSEG Services, Family Dollar Stores, Western Union, Nestlé USA, DuPont Nutrition & Health, HMSHost, American Express Company and more, as well as renowned federal and state judges, top government offi cials, and leading outside defense counsel from around the nation, who will provide you with expert advice, insider strategies, and comprehensive updates on:

  • Federal and state enforcement initiatives on the wage & hour front; the latest priorities of the DOL wage & hour division; and preparing for and responding to targeted government investigations
  • Private class action certifi cation, obtaining decertification, and hybrid claims; and tips and strategies for managing and defending against FLSA collective actions and state law class actions
  • The latest federal and state claims involving misclassification of workers and improper labeling of exempt/non-exempt employees
  • Spotlight on the expanding employment relationship of joint employers and the fissured workplace
  • Pre and post-shift activities post-Integrity Staffing v. Busk; and the latest on the “integral and indispensable” test and the determination of compensable work time  Arbitration on the wage & hour front: tips, strategies and best practices for arbitrating wage and hour cases given the changing legal landscape
  • Overcoming individual and class action settlement hurdles and unique ethical considerations in collective and class action wage and hour settlements
  • The latest off-the-clock claims involving the use of smartphones/mobile devices outside of scheduled hours and working remotely
  • The latest claims arising from miscalculation of regular rate of pay and overtime, minimum wage violations, prevailing wage violations, and improper tip and “service charge” practices
  • Defending and managing claims involving company timekeeping/recordkeeping systems, policies and practices; and claims relating to employee use of social media/social networking

Register now by calling 1-888-224-2480 or by faxing your registration form to 1-877-927-1563. You can also register online.