Conferences and Speeches

National Employment Law Institute's Employment Law Conference

Thursday, December 9, 2010
01:00 AM Eastern Standard Time

Morgan Lewis partners Howard Radzely and Christopher Parlo will present at National Employment Law Institute's Employment Law Conference.

Cutting-Edge Wage and Hour Issues
Thursday, December 9
1:00 p.m.–2:15 p.m.

Mr. Radzely will discuss the exempt status regulation and litigation, including the latest positions taken by DOL; the hottest misclassification cases involving the administrative, executive, outside sales, and combination exemptions; key issues in the calculation of compensable hours worked and what must be paid; proactive steps to avoid or favorably settle lawsuits/audits; and challenges outside of FLSA, including meal and rest break violations, failure to reimburse for expenses, and unlawful deductions from wages.

Independent Contractor Misclassification
Thursday, December 9
2:15 p.m.–3:15 p.m.

Mr. Parlo will discuss the examination of the renewed focus of employment, tax, and workers’ compensation authorities on the misclassification of workers as independent contractors (ICs); the latest industries targeted by, and theories of liability of, the plaintiffs’ bar, including class-action cases; new issues concerning expense reimbursement; legislative efforts to expand the protection of those classified as ICs (including possible changes to the FLSA); protection of intellectual property and other company policies that can and cannot be applied to ICs; and practical advice to establish, maintain, and defend IC decisions.

Westin City Center
1400 M Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20005

For more information or to register, please use the above registration link.