Avoiding and Litigating Wage and Hour Claims Under the FLSA 2014

Date & Time: Wednesday, August 27, 2014 from 1:00 pm to 4:15 pm

CLE Credit: Yes

Event Description
3.0 Credit Hours

Learn how to advise employers on wage and overtime requirements, represent employees seeking back pay and overtime, defend Fair Labor Standards Act and state lawsuits, and determine when to settle. Our distinguished faculty will guide you through the process, from drafting employer policies to using experts in the courtroom. You will learn the most common mistakes employers make and how to avoid them. You also will learn why many employers are not in compliance with the FLSA and how this affects litigation, from minor infringements to class actions. Topics include:

· Exempt classifications

· Absence and leave policies

· Forms of pay

· Practical ways to deal with travel time

· Particular concerns raised in alternative work arrangements

· Misclassification claims

· Effective strategies for litigating and defending FLSA and state lawsuits

· Calculating damages for unpaid overtime compensation

· Collective actions

· Department of Labor initiatives

· Determining when to settle.

D.C. Bar Conference Center
1101 K Street NW
(Nearest Metro Stop: Metro Center 12th Street)
Washington DC 20005
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Contact Information
CLE Program
Phone: 202-626-3488
Fax: 202-942-9750


  • Daniel Katz, Law Office of Gary M. Gilbert & Associates, P. C.
  • Mark Papadopoulos, Isler Dare, PC
  • David Simonsen, Attorney-at-Law


Corporation, Finance and Securities Law Section


D.C. Bar Members


Government Attorneys


Government Contracts and Litigation Section


Labor and Employment Law Section


Litigation Section




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