ACI’s 23rd National Forum on

Wage & Hour Claims and Class Actions

Thursday, January 29 to Friday, January 30, 2015
The Viceroy Miami, Miami, FL

Joint Employers and the Fissured Workplace…Exempt Employee Determinations…FLSA Revisions to White Collar Exemption Requirements…Misclassification of Independent Contractors and Interns… Restaurant/Hospitality Industry Claims…

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 for emerging regulations and evolving enforcement priorities.

American Conference Institute’s 23rd National Forum on Wage & Hour Claims and Class Actions will provide you with an unparalleled opportunity to convene with expert in-house counsel from Citigroup, Federal Express Corp., Nordstrom, Ryder System Inc., Bank of America, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Wells Fargo, Interval International, Masco Corporation, Covidien, BJ’s Wholesale Club, Mayo Clinic, Marsh & McLennan, Jos. A. Bank Clothiers, Kaplan, Honda North America, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, U.S. Bank, ACE, IBM Corporation, PSEG Services and more, as well as renowned federal and state judges, top government officials, 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: preparing for and responding to government investigations, audits, litigation and settlement; and fighting a wage & hour issue on two fronts (government investigation and private class action)
  • Spotlight on the expanding employment relationship of joint employers and the fissured workplace
  • Update on Obama’s proposed FLSA revisions to white collar exemption requirements, and defending and managing the latest federal and state claims involving misclassification of workers and improper labeling of exempt/non-exempt employees
  • The surge in litigation and settlements involving unpaid time for pre/post shift activities (booting up, logging off, security screenings) and alternative working arrangements
  • Defending and managing the latest off-the-clock claims involving the use of smartphones/mobile devices outside of scheduled hours and working remotely
  • Developments in private class action certification, obtaining decertification, and hybrid claims: managing and defending against FLSA collective actions and state law class actions
  • Update on wage and hour arbitration 2015: arbitrating wage & hour cases given the changing legal landscape and guidance for employers considering mandatory arbitration agreements with class and collective action waivers
  • Tips, strategies and best practices for successful early mediation of a wage & hour claim: expert insights from the mediators themselves
  • Recent litigation trends in regular rate of pay, bonuses, commissions and overtime
  • The latest litigation arising from the fair minimum wage act and tipped employees under the FLSA
  • Claims relating to employee use of social media/social networking, and the recent trend of using social media for class action notices and class member recruitment

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