Webcast

Wage & Hour Claims: A Primer for Associates

Streams live on Monday, January 25, 2021 at 01:30pm EST

Taught by
$ 89 Litigation and Labor & Employment In Stock
Get started now

$299 / year - Access to this Course and 1,500+ Lawline courses

or

Course Information

Time 60 Minutes
Difficulty Beginner
Topics covered in this course: Litigation Labor & Employment

Course Description

This program will review the applicable laws covering minimum wage and overtime claims, the various forms these claims may take, how to calculate damages, and considerations for class and collective actions.

Presented by Valerie K. Ferrier, this program will benefit newer attorneys who are beginning their employment law practice on either the plaintiff or the defense side. 



Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify potential areas of wage and hour liability for employers
  2. Prepare clients for a realistic assessment of potential damages
  3. Review local laws that may be available for additional recovery of unpaid wages, depending on jurisdiction
  4. Discuss class and collective actions in a wage and hour context 

Credit Information

After completing this course, Lawline will report your attendance information to {{ accredMasterState.state.name }}. Please ensure your license number is filled out in your profile to ensure timely reporting. For more information, see our {{ accredMasterState.state.name }} CLE Requirements page . After completing this course, {{ accredMasterState.state.name }} attorneys self-report their attendance and CLE compliance. For more information on how to report your CLE courses, see our {{ accredMasterState.state.name }} CLE Requirements FAQ .

Faculty

Ms. Ferrier is an experienced trial attorney, offering advice and counseling to clients to mitigate and manage risk regarding compliance issues, in addition to providing handbook and policy updates, and management and employee training. Her practice includes the defense of wage and hour and misclassification claims, both single-plaintiff and class and collective actions, under the Fair Labor Standards Act and the New York Labor Law. 

Her experience includes defending discrimination claims, including Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the First and Fourteenth Amendments, and the New York State and City Human Rights Laws. 

Ms. Ferrier earned her J.D. from St. John’s University School of Law in 2007 and her B.A. from Simon’s Rock College of Bard. She is admitted to practice in New York, Virginia, and New York federal courts.