LGWM’s Employment Group provides guidance to employers of all types regarding compliance issues under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). LGWM provides advice about changes in the regulations and how employers should adjust their practices or restructure duties to ensure compliance with the changes. LGWM provides opinions regarding how employers should classify certain employees, including whether an employee qualifies for the EAP exemption based on the employee working in a bona fide executive, administrative or professional capacity. LGWM also regularly provides advice regarding pay practices and time-keeping systems.
LGWM assists employers with investigations of wage and hour practices conducted by the Department of Labor. LGWM also defends employers against lawsuits filed by employees asserting claims for minimum wage and overtime violations filed on behalf of individuals and collectives.