ACI Plans Fall Wage And Hour Forum

Monday, August 1, 2011 - 00:00

The American Conference Institute has planned a forum this fall titled Wage Hour Claims and Class Actions on Tuesday and Wednesday, September 20 and 21.

It will run from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday and from 8:00 a.m. to 3:40 p.m. on Wednesday. Workshop A, a Wage and Hour Caselaw Primer, will be held on Monday from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. Workshop B, Wage and Hour Litigation: Focus on the Hotbed of California, will run from 3:45 to 5:45 p.m. on Wednesday.

Highlights of the forum include a view from the plaintiffs' bar: adjusting litigation strategies in light of new and innovative wage and hour claims; federal and state wage and hour initiatives; employee misclassification; winning the class certification battle and clarifying what is needed to get classes approved/ denied; expert witnesses in wage and hour litigation: selection and permissible use of expert testimony; and ADR: making the ADR decision and assessing structure and administration considerations of settlement, arbitration and mediation.

Among the speakers are Eric Rood, assistant chief, California Labor Commissioner's Office; Susana Rincon, district director, U.S. Department of Labor; Mark E. Tabakman, Fox Rothschild LLP; Matthew W. Lampe, Jones Day; and Theodore Lee, Littler Mendelson PC. ACI has assembled a large in-house faculty for this event, including speakers from Fidelity Investments, Microsoft, FedEx, 3M, State Farm, Wells Fargo, and Western Union.

For information about available CLE credits and fees, see CLE Events on The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel website at

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