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Understanding Wage-and-Hour Class and Collective Actions (Update)

Produced on September 26, 2019

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Course Information

Time 92 minutes
Difficulty Advanced

Course Description

This program, presented by employment attorney Orin Kurtz, will address wage-and-hour class and collective actions. Among the topics Mr. Kurtz will address are claims that are ideally suited for collective or class treatment, how to spot a class or collective action, requirements for certification of a class or collective action, and hot topics in class and collective actions including recent decisions relating to class action waivers. Mr. Kurtz will also provide a basic overview of wage and hour law, with a discussion of common class actions in the employment context. Lastly, he will explore the mechanics and procedure of filing, prosecuting, and defending class action suits in federal court.


Learning Objectives:

  1. Gain a foundational overview of wage and hour law
  2. Identify claims that are best suited for class or collective actions, specifically in the employment context
  3. Discuss the requirements for class or collective action certification
  4. Review current hot topics in class and collective actions
  5. Explore the mechanics of filing a class action suit in federal court

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Faculty

Orin Kurtz

Gardy & Notis, LLP

Orin Kurtz has represented employees, consumers and investors in class and collective actions since 2004. He has obtained notable settlements in class and collective actions on behalf of employees, including a collective action against a multinational media company for failure to pay overtime that resulted in a $5,000,000 aggregate settlement.

Mr. Kurtz is a frequent speaker at national employment law conventions and has spoken at the American Bar Association Employment Rights & Responsibilities midwinter meeting, the National CLE Conference in Vail, Colorado, and at local CLEs in New York.



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