Joseph Tilson, co-chair of Cozen O'Connor's Labor & Employment Department, will moderate a panel titled ''Laboring for FLSA Compliance: Legal Updates & Practical Guidance,'' which will address a variety of issues, including:
Compensable time issues: iPhones remote access, travel time, and recordkeeping issues in the modern workplace
Students, interns, and others: Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) implications for the broad array of individuals “working” on our campuses
Enforcement and litigation trends: Spotlight on misclassification of employees as independent contractors through the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Misclassification Initiative and proposed Payroll Fraud Prevention Act; class certification considerations
Regulatory developments: DOL’s proposed regulations impacting interpretation of the FLSA “white collar” exemptions; recent U.S. Supreme Court decision in Perez v. Mortgage Bankers Association concerning federal agency authority to change its regulatory interpretations without notice-and-comment rulemaking procedures under the Administrative Procedure Act
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