Wage & Hour Boot Camp: An In-Depth Analysis of Wage & Hour Law Essentials for New Practitioners

Sep 25, 2016 4:00pm – 

Cheryl D. Orr

Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

Philippe Lebel

Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

This interactive, in-depth session will provide those new to wage and hour law with a nuanced understanding of the essential aspects of this complicated area of the law, at both the state and federal levels. Participants will come away from this session with a firm grasp of the key aspects of wage and hour law, allowing them to maximize their attendance at the main conference.   Topics to be addressed include:
  • The basics of a wage and hour claim
  • Common types of claims
  • Misclassification of employees as exempt
  • Independent contractor misclassification
  • Non-exempt employees working “off the clock”
  • Meal and rest break claims under state law
  • Differentiating wage and hour collective and class actions
  • Rule 23 class actions
  • FLSA collective actions
  • Hybrid actions
  • Important cases and how they’re changing the face of the wage and hour landscape
  • The impact of new DOL regulations and initiatives under the FLSA – Preparing for and responding to DOL audits