New York, NY, April 19, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Cheryl D. Orr, Partner, Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “Wage & Hour: Mitigating Risks and Ensuring Compliance in 2013.” This event is scheduled for April 24, 2013 from 12:00pm – 2:00pm (ET).
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About Cheryl D. Orr
Cheryl D. Orr is a partner and Co-chair of the National Labor & Employment Practice Group. She concentrates her practice on defending employers against FLSA collective actions and state and federal wage and hour class actions. Cheryl also regularly litigates discrimination, harassment, and unfair competition claims, conducts high level workplace investigations, develops plans for reductions in force and offers employer advice and counseling.
Cheryl is admitted to practice in all California State Courts, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, and the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.
About Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
With 650 lawyers in 11 offices nationwide, Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP provides clients with unparalleled service in matters ranging from billion-dollar deals to complex class actions, across a broad spectrum of industries.
Our priorities are knowing our clients’ business and providing the value they need so that we can be an integral part of their success. Clients choose us for our sophisticated yet efficient approach to handling their most important business transactions, litigation and government affairs efforts.
Our 160-plus year history is marked by service to the public and the bar and innovating for our clients. Today, we combine a comprehensive range of traditional legal practices with significant national roles in such practices as class action defense, corporate and securities, government relations, health care, intellectual property, insurance, investment management, private equity, bankruptcy, energy, environmental, education and communications. We also remain committed to our long tradition of handling pro bono work and taking on unpopular causes.
As the Wage and Hour Division of the Department of Labor has stepped up investigation and enforcement actions, counsel, HR administrators and compliance officers must work closely to be able to identify risks and ensure compliance to avoid heavy penalties and litigation costs. In this two-hour live webcast, a panel of distinguished practitioners and thought leaders assembled by The Knowledge Group will address the following key issues:
- Introduction to Wage and Hour Laws
- Employee Exemptions
- Wage and Overtime Calculations
- Update on DOL Enforcement Actions
- Best Practices to Identify and Mitigates Risks and Practical Guide to Compliance
- Significant Issues to Consider When Faced With Litigation
- And much more!
About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
The Knowledge Congress was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register to an event, please visit: www.knowledgecongress.org.