Hot Wage and Hour Issues: Overtime Concerns With Remote Access And Mobile Devices
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Thousands of wage and hour class actions asserting violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act or parallel state laws are filed each year for off-the-clock work and unpaid overtime wages due to remote access and mobile device connectivity that make many workers available "24/7".
Though allowing employees remote access to computer systems and the use of mobile devices may provide for smoother business operations, this technology presents new challenges as to when employees are engaged in work, how to track and pay for that time, and how to control when such activities occur - and the costs of defending these matters and the damages claimed and paid, whether through trial or settlement, are staggering.
This webinar will help you understand the nature of these issues and the newest arguments and claims to overtime advanced by plaintiffs' counsel. It also will explain how you can structure your workplace policies and work environment to minimize the likelihood and success of these claims.
General Requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act and Similar State Wage and Hour Laws
Challenges Presented by New Technologies
- Minimum Wage and Overtime Requirements
- The Need to Pay for All Hours Worked
- The Need for Accurate Time Records
- Salary Basis Requirements for Exempt Workers
What Can an Employer Do to Minimize the Risks?About The Presenter:
- Historical Issues With Work at Home and Away From the Work Site
- Issues With Remote Access to Computer Systems
- Issues With Mobile Devices
Patrick M. Madden
- Partner and former co-chair of the Labor and Employment and Class Action Practice Groups at K&L Gates LLP
- Advises employers on wage and hour payment and compliance, and compensation plan design
- Assists employers responding to agency investigations, and represents employers in wage and hour, discrimination, and other employment lawsuits at the state and federal levels
- Worked on more than a hundred state, regional and national wage and hour class actions, including lawsuits involving wage calculation and payment issues, entitlement to overtime and benefits, off-the-clock claims, challenges to exempt status and claims to employee status
- Listed as a top labor and employment attorney in The Best Lawyers in America and Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, a Super Lawyer in Washington Law & Politics, one of the 32 Washington State litigation stars by Benchmark Litigation, and a leading employment lawyer in Seattle Business and Seattle Metropolitan magazines
- Frequently speaks, writes, and testifies on wage and hour and wage payment issues
- J.D. degree, with highest honors, University of Washington School of Law, where he was managing editor of the Washington Law Review; B.F.A. degree, Pacific Lutheran University
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