HSRR's Randy Renick and Cornelia Dai are featured speakers at Bridgeport's Annual Wage & Hour Conference taking place December 13-14, 2012. This two-day program brings together leading practitioners to explore and explain in-depth the critical aspects of Wage & Hour litigation. This year's program will focus on the ever-increasing use of PAGA in wage and hour litigation; key developments in the case law interpreting the white-collar exemptions, the enforcement of arbitration agreements and the rules for settling class claims; and increased and coordinated efforts by government agencies to enforce the wage and hour laws. The program will also explore the unique challenges associated with trying wage and hour claims on a class and individual basis with practitioners who have actually tried such cases in court. This well-balanced program offers the perspective of California's leading experienced litigators, as well as government regulators and in-house counsel. More information and registration information can be found at http://bridgeportce.com/bridgeport/index.php/upcoming-programs/8-up-coming-programs/9-wage-hour-los-angeles.
The Hilton Los Angeles Airport has agreed to pay $2.5 million to settle a lawsuit filed by a class of current and former employees who claimed they were not paid properly for the time spent performing required activities prior to beginning work, improperly denied meal breaks, and prevented from taking lawful rest periods.