It is no secret that wage and hour claims are on the rise and that the penalties courts are awarding in addition to unpaid wages, interest and attorneys fees are also rising. Additionally, there has been an increase in changes to state and federal wage and hour laws and regulations as well as a rise in local government regulations.
Butzel Long attorneys provide employers with the tools necessary to comply with these ever-changing wage and hour laws and regulations and interpretations of the Fair Labor Standard Act (FLSA). Our experienced group of attorneys practicing in the area of wage and hour regulations draft pay policies for state and federal compliance, present seminars across the country on FLSA compliance, audit pay practices to ensure state and federal compliance, train managers on pay issues, counsel employers on the day-to-day administration of payroll processing disputes, represent employers in state and federal litigation, and represent employers in disputes with state and federal governments. Butzel Long attorneys also assist employers with the creation and administration of practices that comply with wage-hour and paid time off requirements.