Michael Billok to Speak at ACI’s 30th Wage and Hour National Forum

June 11, 2017

By: Michael D. Billok

American Conference Institute’s 30th National Forum on Wage & Hour Claims and Class Actions

June 12-13, 2017
The Park Lane Hotel
36 Central Park S
New York, NY 10019

Sessions include:

  • The Latest Initiatives of the New Secretary of Labor and What is On the Horizon for Labor Agendas in the Year Ahead
  • Update on the New DOL Overtime Rules and Crucial Considerations for Companies as These Rules Are in Flux
  • Effective Strategies for Equal Pay Litigation
  • Avoiding and Defending the Latest Misclassification Claims
  • State Activity Round-Up: Key State Wage & Hour Developments with Regard to Minimum Wage, Tipping, Paid Sick/Family Leave, Wage Theft, Overtime, Meal & Rest Breaks and Beyond)
  • Preparing for and Responding to Ramped Up State Level Enforcement and Litigation
  • Trends in Wage & Hour Class & Collective Actions, the Use of Representative Evidence in Wage & Hour Class Actions After Tyson v. Bouaphakeo, and the Status of Class Action Waivers in Arbitration Agreements
  • Latest Wage & Hour Exposures by Key Industry: The Latest Regulatory, Enforcement and Claims Trends Being Seen in the Transportation, Hospitality, Healthcare, Education and Retail/Service Industries and Beyond
  • Interactive Class Action Settlement Exercise: Strategies for Settlement in the Face of Increasing Court Scrutiny

June 12
10:15 a.m.
Tracking the Latest Initiatives of the New Secretary of Labor, and What is On the Horizon for Labor Agendas in the Year Ahead?

  • 6-month look back on what Trump’s administration has done so far
  • What is the new Secretary of Labor looking at in terms of labor agendas?
  • The latest DOL interactions with the NLRB
  • A discussion of the most controversial of the Obama wage & hour enactments and the most promising of the Trump administration proposals
  • To what extent has the Trump administration undone or scaled back Obama’s wage & hour initiatives, and what new items are on Trump’s agenda?
  • Addressing the implications of the new and anticipated labor agenda changes

Michael Billok, Bond Schoeneck & King PLLC
Scott M. Nelson, Baker & McKenzie LLP
Wayne Adams, Ice Miller LLP
Jason C. Schwartz, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP