Wage and Hour and Immigration Compliance for Oil and Gas Companies

Tuesday, October 1, 2013
01:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

In recent years, oil and gas companies, including many in the shale gas industry, have faced increased scrutiny from the U.S. Departments of Labor (DOL) and Homeland Security (DHS).

DOL has made attempts to strictly enforce wage and hour laws regarding the misclassification of employees and the underpayment of wages, and DHS has launched investigations into worksite immigration compliance and conducted site visits to confirm the lawful employment of foreign national workers. As these enforcement efforts are likely to continue in the future, employers should take proactive measures now to ensure compliance with wage and hour and immigration laws.

Join us for a one-hour interactive webinar focused on addressing the following questions:

  • What steps do those in the oil and gas industry need to take to ensure the proper exempt/nonexempt classification and payment
    of their employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act?
  • How can the risks of misclassification be minimized when deciding whether to treat a worker as an independent contractor?
  • What are some best practices for reducing exposure to immigrationrelated compliance sanctions?
  • How can oil and gas companies benefit from foreign

Tuesday, October 1, 2013
12–1 pm ET

Eric Bord | Partner, Labor and Employment
Stephanie Reiss | Associate, Labor and Employment

CLE Credit:
CLE credit in CA, NJ, NY, PA, TX, IL, and FL is currently pending approval.

For more information, please contact Maggie Aurand at maurand@morganlewis.com or 215.963.4637.