Wage and Hour Laws

9-14-2021 | In-Person [SOLD OUT] or Live Broadcast , 9:00a - 4:30p PST

In Person* at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, 924 West Huntington Drive, Monrovia [SOLD OUT]
Live Broadcast ONLY
9:00am-4:30pm PST
12:00pm-7:30pm EST

Richard J. Simmons
& Tyler J. Johnson
Attorneys, Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP, Los Angeles, California

This program will address the California and federal wage and hour laws, including changes and developments in the field. It is a unique one-day seminar that employers, HR officials, controllers, attorneys, payroll professionals, accountants, consultants and supervisors attend each year. This year attendees will receive a copy of the New 2021 WAGE AND HOUR MANUAL FOR CALIFORNIA EMPLOYERS** by Attorney Richard J. Simmons (over 1040 pages). The book is absolutely the best resource on the topic, has been cited by courts and the enforcement agencies as an authoritative text, and is widely recognized as the leading text in its field.

Among the many subjects that will be discussed in the program are the following:

  • Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) and the rising trends in Class Action Lawsuits
  • Time rounding issues and cases
  • The Dynamex Case and legislation - The new analysis and exemptions for independent contractors
  • New DOL rules on regular rate of pay
  • Supreme Court Decisions on bonuses, timekeeping rules and the de minimis doctrine
  • Meal and rest period rules - Landmark decisions
  • Overtime, flexible scheduling, meal period, exemption, and comp time standards
  • Hours worked rules
  • Travel time, rounding, and wage setoffs
  • Impact of new court decisions
  • Labor Commission Rules - Travel time, wage payment requirements
  • Class action litigation
  • Sick leave statutes
  • Federal exemptions - status of changes
  • State overtime rules
  • Pyramiding overtime
  • Consequences of minimum wage increases and new decisions
  • Government employer coverage under FLSA
  • Flexible scheduling techniques - new rules
  • 10-Hour Shifts, 12-Hour Shifts and 9/80 Schedules
  • Pay stub and itemized wage statement issues
  • 4 and 4-1/2 day weeks
  • Minimum wage increases
  • Make-up time rules and forms
  • Payday rules
  • Expense reimbursements
  • Vacation benefits
  • Waiting time penalties - payments on termination of employment
  • Relationships with volunteers and trainees
  • Exemptions for executive, administrative, professional, outside sales employees
  • Salary level and salary basis tests
  • Audits and inspections by State Labor Commissioner and Federal Wage and Hour Division
  • Reimbursement and indemnification rules
  • Recent court decisions - major cases affecting all California employers
  • Kin-care rules
  • Off-the-clock work issues - time shaving
  • Severance pay issues
  • Sales representative rules
  • Reporting time pay
  • Government contractor laws
  • Liquidated damages rules
  • New Labor Code changes
  • Uniform requirements
  • Wage payment rules
  • Record-keeping and time-keeping requirements
  • Child labor
  • Wage Theft Prevention Act
  • Legislative activity
  • Bonuses and commissions
  • Holiday pay
  • Final pay requirements
  • Shift differentials
  • Questions and answers
* Castle Publications has adopted a “vaccination required” approach for all in-person attendees. Should you wish to attend the program in person, you are certifying that you meet the CDC definition of being Fully Vaccinated and you will be asked to provide proof of vaccination upon registration check-in or prior to the day of the event. [SOLD OUT]

** If attending virtually, the print copy Wage and Hour Manual will be shipped prior to the program date. If attending in person, the Manual will be issued at the program. The electronic copy is also available for an additional fee. See registration page for more details.