Recorded Webinar: 2018 Department of Labor Updates and Surprise Visits




View the Recorded Webinar to Learn the Latest Department of Labor Updates

Companies can run into major problems if they aren’t up to date on the latest U.S. Department of Labor wage and hour rules. The Wage and Hour Division of the Department of Labor has an enormous impact on the interpretation and enforcement of the FLSA. On the state and local level, agencies play a large role in enforcing the wave of cutting-edge wage laws related to predictive scheduling, minimum wage, and sick time.

With many surprise visits and updates to the Department of Labor rules, it is important to align your company’s compliance goals with what we believe to be the current priorities of the Department of Labor and state and local agencies.

Join EPAY Systems and Seyfarth Shaw as we dive into practical advice that can be used to tackle a government wage and hour audit. Don’t wait until the government knocks on your company’s door before learning about the nuts and bolts of state and federal wage and hour agencies.

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About the Speakers

Cheryl A. Luce

Associate, Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Cheryl A. LuceCheryl A. Luce is an associate in the Chicago office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP and a member of the firm's Labor and Employment Department and Wage and Hour Litigation Practice Group. Ms. Luce represents employers before state and federal courts, the Department of Labor, the EEOC, and state administrative agencies. She is experienced in wage-and-hour, discrimination, family and medical leave, accommodation, discipline, discharge and workplace investigation issues. Ms. Luce also has experience counseling employers on employee benefits and ERISA issues.

Ms. Luce's practice focuses on defending employers against class and collective action claims arising under state wage-and-hour laws and the Fair Labor Standards Act. She is experienced in researching, drafting and assisting in the preparation of various court filings, including motions for summary judgment, discovery, and documents related to collective and class actions and settlements.

Kara Goodwin

Associate, Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Kara Goodwin Seyfarth ShawKara Goodwin is a member of Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s Labor and Employment Department and Wage and Hour Litigation Practice Group where she focuses a significant portion of her practice on representing employers across the United States in the defense of complex wage and hour claims arising under federal and state laws. Ms. Goodwin also provides preventative counseling and works with employers to minimize their exposure to investigation and litigation under the Fair Labor Standards Act and state wage and hour laws.

Ms. Goodwin has significant experience conducting large-scale audits of employer workforces to assess and, where necessary, change wage and hour policies and practices to bring employers more clearly into compliance with federal and state wage and hour laws. Ms. Goodwin’s wage-hour experience also includes second chairing a federal bench trial, resulting in a complete defense verdict based on the outside sales exemption against a collective action claim that plaintiffs were misclassified as exempt and were entitled to overtime pay.

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