Employment Class Actions: The 2020 Landscape Explored
Recording Available: Wednesday, April 29, 2020
Class actions alleging wage and hour law violations continue to hound employers throughout the country. As the volume of these cases increases, new court rulings also continue to emerge and reshape the litigation landscape. Anticipated court rulings which employers should follow in 2020 include Retirement Plans Committee Of IBM v. Jander, et al., Intel Corp. Investment Policy Committee v. Sulyma, et al., and Thole, et al. v. U.S. Bank, N.A.
These cases are expected to significantly impact employers as well as the litigation of high-stakes class actions.
In this LIVE Webcast, a seasoned panel of thought leaders and professionals brought together by The Knowledge Group will provide an in-depth analysis of the recent and awaited court rulings on employment class actions. Speakers will also offer the best compliance practices and effective litigation strategies considering the current risk issues.
- Employment Class Actions Litigation: Notable 2019 Cases
- Anticipated Rulings: Implications for Employers
- Litigation Issues and Challenges
- Best Compliance Practices
- Effective Litigation Strategies
NERA Economic Consulting
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Who Should Attend:
- Labor and Employment Lawyers
- Class Action Lawyers
- Human Resource Managers
- Human Resource Executives
- General Counsel
- Top Level Management
During her 15 years as an economic consultant and testifying expert, Dr. Newlon has prepared expert reports, testified, and consulted on matters involving a wide range of topics related to FLSA, state labor law, and antitrust wage suppression. Dr. Newlon has analyzed labor and antitrust claims in individual and class/collective actions (addressing questions at certification, liability, and damages phases).
In labor litigation, Dr. Newlon has significant experience with contractor misclassification, joint-employer claims, and allegations of wage and hour law violations. She has written reports and testified about classwide liability and performed damages calculations for wage and hour allegations, including extensive experience with violations of California labor statutes resulting in unpaid overtime, incorrect regular-rate calculation, missed meal penalties, timesheet rounding bias, and waiting-time and itemization penalties.
During her 15 years as an economic consultant and testifying expert, Dr. Newlon has prepared expert reports, testified, and consulted …
Jennifer A. Riley is a partner in the Chicago office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP, a leading national employment and labor law defense firm. Ms. Riley practices in the complex employment litigation area, with a primary emphasis on defending employers from class, collective, and representative lawsuits brought in federal and state courts throughout the U.S. She regularly represents employers facing employment discrimination class actions, wage & hour class and collective actions, EEOC pattern or practice lawsuits, and systemic investigations involving hundreds to thousands to tens of thousands of employees. Ms. Riley also counsels employers regarding a range of issues, including hiring practices, investigations, and wage & hour compliance. Ms. Riley obtained her B.A. from Vanderbilt University and obtained her J.D. from the University of California at Berkeley (Boalt Hall).
Jennifer A. Riley is a partner in the Chicago office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP, a leading national employment and labor …
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General knowledge of employment litigation
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