Successfully Litigating the Latest “Off-the-Clock” Claims: Devising Valuable Defense Strategies through Insights from Plaintiffs’ Counsel

June 5, 2018 9:00am

Ellen Boshkoff
Faegre Baker Daniels LLP (Indianapolis, IN)

Dennis M. McLelland
Phelps Dunbar LLP (Tampa, FL)

Bryan Arbeit
Wigdor LLP (New York, NY)

  • Examining the latest notable FLSA and state wage & hour case law involving:
    • The continuous work day
    • Use of smart phones outside scheduled hours
    • Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policies
    • Remote work/virtual desktop from home
    • Tasks performed to prepare or get ready for the day / tasks performed to wrap up the day
  • Plaintiff counsel insights on what they are capitalizing on in litigation of these claims
  • Tackling the latest innovative defense strategies to claims (and class actions) involving uncompensated, work-related use of smartphones/mobile devices and remote desktop by non-exempt employees outside their working hours
  • Overcoming the challenges of tracking and recording time worked off-the-clock
  • Winning the issue of whether putative class members are similarly situated for purposes of the class and collective action certification process