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Jeffrey F. Webb, Partner, Ropes & Gray LLP to Speak at KCís Wage & Hour: Mitigating Risks and Ensuring Compliance in 2014 Live Webcast

New York, NY, May 21, 2014 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Jeffrey F. Webb, Partner will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “Wage & Hour: Mitigating Risks and Ensuring Compliance in 2014 LIVE Webcast.” This event is scheduled for June 10, 2014 from 10:00am – 12:00pm (ET).

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About Jeffrey F. Webb

Jeffrey F. Webb heads Ropes & Gray’s Labor and Employment practice. He has litigated wage and hour collective actions and class actions in state and federal courts across the country for many years, and he regularly counsels employers on wage and hour issues. He previously served in a senior government position where he headed up teams of lawyers enforcing wage and hour laws through criminal prosecutions and civil actions. He also held a senior in-house position at Fox Entertainment Group, where he counseled executives on wage and hour compliance, managed outside counsel handling wage and hour lawsuits, and supervised an in-house team that defended employment litigation. Jeff also represents employers in other complex employment litigation matters, including employment discrimination class actions, ERISA class actions, trade secrets and restrictive covenant litigation, and actions brought by highly compensated senior executives.

About Ropes & Gray LLP
Ropes & Gray is one of the world’s premier law firms, with approximately 1,100 lawyers serving clients in major centers of business, finance, technology and government. The firm has offices in New York, Washington, D.C., Boston, Chicago, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, London, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Tokyo and Seoul.

Ropes & Gray's Labor and Employment lawyers represent private- and public-sector employers in every aspect of the employee-employer relationship. Ropes & Gray’s clients include Fortune 500 companies as well as other large, medium-sized and small organizations in a broad range of industries. Ropes & Gray’s Labor & Employment lawyers work closely with clients to avoid expensive and counterproductive legal disputes through the development of sound policies and practices. Where conflict is unavoidable, our experienced employment litigators defend clients in state and federal courts, before administrative agencies, and in arbitrations.

Event Synopsis:

The panel of key thought leaders and practitioners will offer a discussion of the fundamentals as well as updates regarding the latest and significant issues surrounding this topic. This Live webcast aims to help you to avoid common pitfalls and risk issues surrounding: Wage & Hour Compliance in 2014.
Key topics include:
- An overview of Wage and Hour Laws
- Wage and Overtime Calculations
- Employee Exemptions
- Update on DOL enforcement actions
- Practical Guidance to Reduce Risks in Compliance
- Emerging Issues in Wage and Hour Litigation

About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
The Knowledge Group 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:
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