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Overview

Proskauer's Wage and Hour Group is comprised of seasoned litigators who regularly advise the world's leading companies to help them avoid, minimize, and manage exposure to wage and hour-related risk. Whether through preventive audits, strategic planning, development of best practices, or bet-the-business class action litigation defense, our wage and hour attorneys have successfully partnered with clients to save hundreds of millions of dollars in potential damages.

Our Wage and Hour Group provides the complete range of sophisticated, customized litigation and counseling services, strategies, and solutions, notably in the following areas:

  • Bonuses and commissions
  • Class and collective action litigation
  • Compensable time and hours worked
  • Compensation plans
  • Davis-Bacon Act compliance
  • Deductions and reimbursements
  • Government investigations
  • Independent contractors and contingent workers
  • Internal audits and investigations
  • Interns and volunteers
  • Labor-management wage issues
  • Meal and rest periods
  • Mediation and settlement
  • Misclassification and reclassification
  • Model forms and templates
  • Motor Carrier Act
  • "Off the clock" work
  • PAGA, BPC 17200 and California law
  • Paid time off
  • Policies and best practices
  • Public employer issues
  • Regular rate of pay
  • Strategic corporate planning
  • Timekeeping and recordkeeping
  • Timing and frequency of pay
  • "Wage theft" laws