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The Overtime Rule: What to Expect & How to Prepare

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This is a virtual event, accessible online and over the phone. Access instructions will be provided after registration.

Description

The Labor Department’s proposal to revise the “white collar” exemptions under the Fair Labor Standard Act could make more than 1 million additional workers eligible for overtime pay and mean big changes for businesses. With the final rule expected in December or January, businesses need to start preparing now. Legal counsel and industry experts will review the potential impact of these changes and identify best practices to prepare for compliance.

Educational Objectives:

• Details of the current overtime proposal 
• Trends in the comment letters 
• Potential challenges and roadblocks the rule could face 
• Best practices to prepare for the final overtime rule and changes to the regular rate

Who would benefit most from attending this program?

In-house counsel and outside counsel working with labor & employment matters.

Presenters

Dori Goldstein
  • Legal Analyst
  • Bloomberg Law

Dori Goldstein is a Legal Analyst on focusing on labor and employment compliance issues. Dori has spent more than 10 years analyzing a broad range of federal, state, and local employment topics, including EEO, wage and hour, leave, and benefits. Dori is an attorney with a JD from the University of Dayton School of Law.

Gerald T. Hathaway
  • Partner
  • Drinker Biddle

Gerald T. Hathaway represents domestic and international corporations of all sizes, including Fortune 500 and Global Fortune 500 companies, in major labor and employment matters. His practice includes advising on the labor and employment aspects of local, national and international corporate transactions and financial restructuring. Jerry’s practice also includes reductions in force, including Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN) and Older Workers Benefit Protection Act compliance. His clients include private equity funds, major entertainment studios and networks, talent management companies and talent agencies, and companies in the real estate, logistics, luxury goods, retail and insurance industries.

Jerry counsels management on avoiding employment litigation and grievances. He represents companies in collective bargaining, arbitrations and contentious litigation, and pursuing remedies to enjoin unlawful picketing, should the need arise.

He has experience defending Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and National Labor Relations Board charges and private lawsuits, including discrimination class actions, Fair Labor Standards Act collective actions and claims related to the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the National Labor Relations Act, the Labor Management Relations Act, Section 1981 and Title VII.

Continuing Education

Credits:
1.0 General COA, 1.0 CLE
Prerequisite:
A basic understanding of the overtime rule.
Level:
Intermediate
Production Date:
11/13/2019