8 a.m. – 9 a.m.
9 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
Join our distinguished panelists as they provide key analysis of the most recent federal and state Supreme Court and Court of Appeals cases, as well as new legislation, and how these cases and new laws may alter the wage and hour litigation landscape.
Moderator: Monica Guizar, Weinberg, Roger & Rosenfeld
10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
10:30 a.m. – 12 noon
A perennial Conference favorite, a panel of judges and arbitrators will provide insights into the impact of recent developments in wage and hour and class action jurisprudence. They also will provide tips to help litigants avoid obstacles when navigating the ever-changing waters of wage & hour class actions.
12 noon – 1:30 p.m.
Enjoy and participate in a fun-filled legal trivia game focused on wage and hour and other labor law issues during lunch.
1:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Dozens of California cities and counties are enacting local wage and hour requirements, addressing such issues as minimum wage, living wage, sick leave, and more. Our expert panelists will discuss the rapidly expanding field of enforcement of these provisions, the interaction of these local provisions with other laws, and common defenses.
Moderator: Eileen Goldsmith, Altshuler Berzon et al LLP
3:15 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
3:30 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Join our experienced panelists in a discussion regarding recent developments in California law surrounding piece rate and commission compensation. The lively discussion will include differences between California and Federal law for piece rate, commission and wage averaging. The panel will also brainstorm practical strategies for compliance with these forms of compensation rife with potential pitfalls and will cover the history of California Labor Code Section 226.2, California and Federal commission exemptions, crafting
compliant written agreements, and dealing with tricky overtime issues related to bonuses, commissions, health and attendance incentives.
5 p.m. – 6 p.m.