With many federal and state wage and hour regulations in flux, non-compliance can pose a significant risk to an employer’s bottom line.

Class actions that were once relatively easy to defeat are now being certified in California and several other states. Employers that adopted the Department of Labor’s overtime rules now wonder where they stand with the law in limbo. Challenges to independent contractor status are on the rise. Our experienced team proactively counsels clients to identify and manage the potential hazards of payment practices to avoid business disruption and cost. From conducting  or defending an audit, and negotiating with state and federal regulators, to defeating a class certification, our team helps clients develop, maintain, and defend compliant pay practices.

Our Wage and Hour services include:

  • Allowable wage deductions
  • Collective actions
  • Compliant payroll systems
  • Counseling and training
  • Disruption to business operations
  • Exempt status
  • Incentive pay
  • Independent contractor agreements
  • Internal complaints
  • Investigations
  • Meal and rest breaks
  • Minimum wage and overtime
  • Off-the-clock work
  • Rate calculations
  • Travel and commuting time
  • USDOL investigations
  • Vacation policies including use it or lose it plans
  • Wage and hour audits
  • Wage and hour class actions

Wage and Hour Publications

Wage and Hour Speaking Engagements and Events

17 Lawyers in Chambers USA 2017

17 lawyers recognized by Chambers USA 2017 in: Labor & Employment; L&E: Employee Benefits & Compensation; L&E: ERISA

Utah Business Diversity Award 2016 by UDC/SHRM

Salt Lake City office receives 2016 UDC Utah Business Diversity Award in the medium-sized business category - selected by Utah Diversity Connections (UDC) and the Salt Lake chapter of SHRM


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