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

Wage and hour actions remain prevalent nationwide, often with millions of dollars at stake. Employers continue to grapple with overtime and exemption issues, especially as applicable laws change and evolve. Challenges to independent contractor status are on the rise, and new tip pooling regulations are pending. Our experienced team proactively counsels clients to identify and manage the potential hazards of payroll practices to help avoid business disruption and liability. From conducting or defending an audit, and negotiating with state and federal regulators, to defeating class certification, our team of employment lawyers helps organizations to 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

15 Lawyers in Chambers USA 2022

15 lawyers recognized by Chambers USA 2022 in: Labor & Employment; Employee Benefits & Compensation; 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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