Wage and hour class actions have cost California employers unprecedented figures. As the fling of class action litigation continues unabated, the minefield that is California wage and hour law is becoming increasingly treacherous. What started as a trickle of cases primarily involving claims of misclassication of managerial employees has grown into a tidal wave of litigation concerning almost every provision of the Labor Code and the Wage Orders, and involving many common employment policies and practices.
Are you prepared? This breakfast briefing will help companies navigate these dangerous waters by exploring important judicial and regulatory developments in wage and hour law, and highlighting the new trends in class action litigation.
Among the topics that will be discussed are:
- The future of meal and rest periods and Brinker
- The future of the administration exemption and Liberty Mutual
- Wage statements
- Waiting time penalties
- Paycheck obligations – Labor Code §212
- Sales People – the future of class action litigation
- “Off-the-clock” claims