Our lawyers have defended a wide range of major corporations and financial institutions in some of the largest, most complex state and federal class and collective wage and hour cases, obtaining successful results defending clients in off-the-clock, classification, “donning and doffing,” wage deduction, and independent contractor cases.
Weil also has extensive experience handling wage and hour matters involving the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) and various state labor agencies. We also have assisted clients in negotiating and obtaining advisory opinions from the Wage and Hour Division and state labor departments.
More generally, we regularly advise and counsel clients on preventative strategies and compliance measures involving federal and state wage and hour laws and regulations. These include proper classification of “exempt” and “nonexempt” employees, permissible payroll docking policies, standards for treating workers as “employees” or “independent contractors,” proper calculation of overtime under all permissible alternatives such as the “fluctuating work week method,” and recordkeeping requirements.