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Aaron A. Buckley, Partner, Paul, Plevin, Sullivan & Connaughton LLP to Speak at the Knowledge Groupís Wage & Hour Class Actions: Hot Buttons to Watch for in 2016

New York, NY, March 04, 2016 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Aaron A. Buckley, Partner, Paul, Plevin, Sullivan & Connaughton LLP will speak at the Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Wage & Hour Class Actions: Hot Buttons to Watch for in 2016.” This event is scheduled for June 23, 2016 from 12:00pm to 2:00pm (ET).

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About Aaron Buckley

Aaron Buckley specializes in the defense of employers in wage and hour litigation. He has handled numerous wage and hour class actions in the state and federal courts, including cases based on claims of employee misclassification, meal and rest period violations, off-the-clock work, and unreimbursed business expenses.

In addition to his class action practice, Mr. Buckley also defends individual wage and hour cases, as well as cases involving discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and wrongful termination claims.

Mr. Buckley regularly advises and counsels employers on a full range of employment law compliance issues, including employee discipline, wage and hour, and other workplace issues. He also provides training to management on human resources and litigation avoidance topics. Mr. Buckley is also a member of the Wage & Hour Defense Institute, a defense-side, wage and hour litigation group consisting of wage and hour litigators throughout the United States.

About Paul, Plevin, Sullivan & Connaughton LLP

Paul, Plevin, Sullivan & Connaughton LLP was formed in 1998 by four partners who specialize in labor and employment law and litigation. Now with 25 lawyers devoted to defending and advising employers, PPS&C is recognized as one of California’s top management-side labor and employment law firms. Our lawyers represent employers in discrimination, harassment, wrongful termination, trade secret, union-management, and other employment-related matters throughout California and, increasingly, nationwide. In addition, the firm has a robust practice representing employers in class and representative actions.

In addition to litigation, PPS&C’s attorneys counsel employers on labor/management relations, compliance matters, employment transactions, and a vast array of other day-to-day employment issues. The firm includes a transactional group that focuses exclusively on compliance and risk avoidance counseling; providing advice and guidance regarding investigations, reductions in force, leaves of absence and accommodations, wage and hour compliance, policy creation and modification, auditing, and severance and discipline issues.

Event Synopsis:

In the recent years, wage and hour class action litigation remained the most common type of litigation that outpaced all other types of workplace class actions. As these kind of class actions are comparatively easy to prosecute, employees are empowered to file a lawsuit against employers violating wage and hour laws. The number of lawsuits related to wage and hour violations increases incessantly each year, creating a higher chance for non-compliant companies to face greater risks of being sued.

In this two-hour live Webcast, The Knowledge Group has brought together a team of seasoned leaders and professionals who will help the audience understand the most important aspects of Wage and Hour Class Actions. The panel will also provide an in-depth discussion of the new variations involved in defending and managing the latest wage and hour claims and class actions.

Key topics include:

- Wage & Hour Class Actions - An Overview
- Wage & Hour Case Law Developments in 2016
- Latest DOL White Collar Exemption Changes
- New Rules & Strategies for Minimizing Litigation Risks
- Joint Employer Liability Under the Wage and Hour Laws
- Implications of the NLRB Browning-Ferris Decision
- Wage Violations
- Ethical Issues in Wage & Hour Litigation
- Wage and Hour Class Action Claims

About The Knowledge Group/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 for an event, please visit:
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