American Conference Institute\'s 25th Annual National Forum on

Wage & Hour Claims and Class Actions San Francisco

Monday, September 28 to Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Hotel Kabuki, San Francisco, CA

Class Certification Developments…Joint Employer Liability…Misclassification and Exempt Employee Determinations…FLSA Revisions to White Collar Exemption Requirements…Off-the-Clock Claims…Minimum Wage Violations… THE LIST GOES ON

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 25th 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, Macy’s, Hyatt Hotels, Best Buy, Boehringer Ingelheim, Wells Fargo Insurance, Kaplan, Canam Steel, Bank of America, Marsh & McLennan, DuPont Nutrition & Health, DirecTV, Sodexo, U.S. Bank, Ryder System, Family Dollar Stores, and more, as well as renowned federal and state judges, top government officials, and leading outside counsel from around the nation, who will provide you with expert advice, insider strategies, and comprehensive updates on:

  • The latest priorities of the DOL Wage & Hour Division, federal and state enforcement initiatives, avoiding the DOL spotlight and responding to targeted government investigations, audits, litigation and settlement
  • The latest developments and nuances in class certification, obtaining decertification, managing hybrid claims, and defending against FLSA collective actions and state law class actions (including California class claims under PAGA)
  • Joint employer liability under the wage-and-hour laws; California law nuances; and defeating joint employment allegations early in employment litigation
  • Off-the-clock claims involving the use of smartphones/mobile devices outside of scheduled hours, the continuous work day, working remotely and alternative working arrangements
  • Federal and state wage payment requirements relating to deductions from employee paychecks, docking pay of salaried employees, payroll debit card usage and employee expense reimbursement; and tips and strategies for managing and defending these claims
  • Independent contractor misclassification and improper labeling of exempt/non-exempt employees; and preparing for imminent FLSA white-collar exemption regulations
  • Arbitration on the wage & hour front: tips, strategies and best practices for arbitrating wage and hour cases given the changing legal landscape, and guidance for employers considering mandatory arbitration agreements with class, collective action and PAGA waivers
  • The latest claims arising from miscalculation of regular rate of pay and overtime, minimum and prevailing wage violations, improper tip and “service charge” practices and paid sick leave law violations
  • Overcoming individual and class action settlement hurdles and unique ethical considerations in collective and class action wage and hour settlements
  • The role of an economic expert in measuring and demonstrating damages in wage and hour class actions

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