Human Resources Outsourcing
 
   
Our Difference  
Services  
Products  
Affiliates  
News  
Voluntary Benefits  
Contact Us  
Home  
 

   
February 2008 Newsletter - Wage and Hour Litigation on the Rise

Wage and Hour Litigation Against Employers Is On The Rise

Magna HR
Wage and Hour Litigation against Employers is on the Rise

Over the years, employers have come to expect, prepare for, and defend against employment discrimination suits filed by current and/or former employees. However, in a surprising departure from the filings of the past, employers are now faced with a new strain of employee litigation: wage and hour litigation.

Employee lawsuits, often times brought by multiple plaintiffs, are now more likely to raise wage and hour complaints than employment discrimination issues. And this trend is only increasing. According to an annual report by Chicago-based law firm Seyfarth Shaw, wage and hour litigation pursued under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act produced more rulings in 2007 than any other type of workplace class action, and the pursuit of such litigation is expected to continue through 2008. See Seyfarth Shaw?s Fourth Annual Workplace Class Action Litigation Report: 2008 Edition. Moreover, in 2007, the 10 largest class-action wage and hour settlements totaled $319.3 million, compared with $282.1 million for the largest class-action employment discrimination settlements, the report said.

Click to continue...
SERVICES:

Magna HR Overview

Magna HRIS and ESS

Magna Site Link

Magna ASO

Magna Consulting

Magna Site Link

Magna Voluntary Benefits


HRTip - Q & A:

Question: How do you calculate overtime pay for employees who are paid at multiple rates of pay during the same 7-day work week? Click to continue...

Contact Magna HR MagnaHR, Inc. - Solon
31105 Bainbridge Rd., Suite 100
Solon, OH 44139
Phone: (440) 248-9048
866.MAGNAHR or 866.624.6247
Fax: (440) 248-9860
info@magnahr.com
www.magnahr.com

MagnaHR, Inc. - Columbus
300 Spruce Street
Suite 250
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: (614) 857-9090
(866) 624-6247
Fax: (866) 624-6242
MagnaHR, Inc. ? Chicago, IL
1847 West Jefferson Avenue
Naperville, IL 60540
(866) MAGNAHR or
(866) 624-6247
Fax: (866) 624-6242
MagnaHR, Inc. ? Lyndhurst, NJ
1290 Wall Street West
Lyndhurst, NJ 07071
(866) MAGNAHR or
(866) 624-6247
Fax: (866) 624-6242
If you no longer wish to receive HR updates from MagnaHR, click to unsubscribe.

Copyright 2017 Magna HR.
Site Map