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John Fahr, Ph.D., Director with Resolution Economics Group, LLC, to Speak at The Knowledge Groupís Wage and Hour Class Actions: Looking Back and Whatís Ahead Live Webcast


New York, NY, January 11, 2019 --(PR.com)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that John Fahr, Ph.D., Director with Resolution Economics Group, LLC, will speak at The Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Wage and Hour Class Actions: Looking Back and What’s Ahead.” This event is scheduled for Thursday, January 17, 2019 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm, Eastern Time.

For further details, please visit: https://www.theknowledgegroup.org/webcasts/wage-and-hour-class-actions/

About John Fahr, Ph.D.

John Fahr is a Director at Resolution Economics, LLC, an economic consulting firm with offices in Los Angeles, Chicago, Washington, D.C., and New York.

Dr. Fahr has conducted statistical analyses covering all aspects of employment discrimination cases, including compensation, hiring, promotion, termination. His work focuses on the construction and analysis of large, complex databases using economic and statistical techniques, as well as calculating damages and providing on-going monitoring of employment decisions. Dr. Fahr also has extensive experience in the application of statistical techniques to FLSA wage and hour cases. His clients include Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, and single-plaintiffs. In addition to his employment-related work, Dr. Fahr has several publications in the field of health economics as well as experience in the analysis of medical claims, including the identification of potential fraud, waste, and abuse.

Dr. Fahr holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California, Los Angeles.

About Resolution Economics, LLC

Resolution Economics provides sophisticated economic, statistical and financial analyses, forensic investigations, forensic technology, dispute advisory, expert testimony, and specialized technology and analytic solutions to leading law firms, Fortune 500 companies, and government agencies.

The firm has provided expert testimony in class-action, multi-plaintiff and single plaintiff employment matters alleging discrimination in employment practices on the basis of age, race, gender, national origin, and ethnicity. The experts at Resolution Economics have managed complex, high profile litigation and compliance matters, many of which were national in scope. The Labor and Employment team is one of the most experienced in the nation at analyzing class certification and merits issues in class-action discrimination disputes, and are experienced in handling complex wage and hour matters as well. The firm also provides assistance in information management, statistical sampling, and statistical analysis, as well as data collection, surveys, and observation studies.

Abstract

The ever-changing landscape of wage and class hour class actions continuously evolves as recent developments shape it. Just recently, the U.S. Supreme Court approved the use of class action waivers in arbitration agreements, which prevent employees to merge their unpaid wages claims against their employers. While this is a favorable court decision, businesses should not be complacent with regard to wage and hour class actions.

There is a notable increase in the number of Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) lawsuits filed against employers. It is, therefore, imperative for employers to still focus on compliance and dispute resolution to minimize litigation risks.

Listen as a panel of industry subject matter experts discuss the significant enforcement trends on wage and hour class actions. They will present an in-depth analysis of notable court decisions as well as the potential challenges in litigation. Speakers will also offer risk mitigation strategies that will help employers avoid pitfalls.

In a live webcast, the speakers will discuss:

• Wage and Hour Class Actions: Recent Enforcement Trends & Developments
• Notable Cases/Court Decisions
• Practical Implications of Wage and Hour Cases
• Challenges in Wage and Hour Litigation and Settlements
• Risk Mitigation Strategies
• What Lies Ahead

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: http://theknowledgegroup.org/
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