ACI National Forum on Wage & Hour Claims and Class Actions

Friday, January 27, 2017

Aaron Buckley will co-present at the 29th annual National Forum on Wage & Hour Claims and Class Actions, presented by the American Conference Institute.

Technology and the New World of Off-the-Clock Claims: Defending and Managing the Latest Claims Involving the Continuous Work Day, Use of Smartphones/ Mobile Devices Outside of Scheduled Work Hours, Working Remotely & Alternative Work Arrangements, and Pre/Post Shift Computer-Related Activities

  • Examining the latest FLSA and state wage & hour cases involving the continuous work day, use of smart phones outside scheduled hours, Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policies, remote work/virtual desktop from home, people commuting who work in the train/car and other potentially unreported and uncompensated remote work performed by overtime eligible employees
  • The latest innovative defense strategies to claims (and class claims) involving uncompensated, work-related use of smartphones/mobile devices and remote desktop by non-exempt employees outside their working hours
  • Overcoming the challenges of tracking and recording time worked off-the-clock
  • Winning the issue of whether putative class members are similarly situated for purposes of the class and collective action certification process
  • Latest case law and strategies in defending and managing claims involving: Time spent booting up and logging off computers/tech devices; Employees who work in “call centers” / who place and receive calls to or from customers or other users; Post-shift on-line documenting