January 20, 2011 - 10:45 AM - 1:15 PM

Please join us as our guest for a special, fast-paced luncheon seminar presented by the Labor and Employment group at Polsinelli Shughart.

Be prepared for more DOL audits in the coming year.

The recent issuance of guidance on various subjects and announcement of stepped-up enforcement by the DOL signals trouble for employers. Get the latest on the DOL’s recent guidance, violations commonly uncovered during audits, and specific recommendations to ensure that your company’s practices and policies are in compliance with the DOL’s directives.

Topics include:

Does Your Company Really Have Independent Contractors? What Misclassification Means for Your Company.
Exempt or Non-Exempt? That is the Question.
What Does “Hours Worked” Really Mean? Donning, Doffing, and Other Activities that Constitute Compensable Time.

Panelists will also discuss the significant increase in wage and hour lawsuits:

Why have the number of wage and hour lawsuits exploded in recent years?
What types of wage and hour lawsuits are the most common?
If your company is faced with a wage and hour lawsuit, what can you expect and what are your options?
What steps should your company take now to avoid a wage and hour lawsuit?

Date | Time of Event:

Thursday, January 20, 2011
Registration: 10:45 a.m.
Program: 11:00 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. (Lunch provided)


Polsinelli Shughart PC
100 S. Fourth Street, 10th Floor | St. Louis, MO 63102
Complimentary parking is available in the Stadium East garage on Fourth Street.

To Make Your Reservations:

RSVP to by January 13, 2011 (space is limited). If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact Deborah Murphy at 314.231.1950 or Lindsay Tiehen at 816.218.1227.

To view a copy of the invitation, please click here.


About Polsinelli Shughart's Labor and Employment Law Group

Employers, whether large or small, face an ever-growing web of workplace regulations and potential entanglements with employees. At Polsinelli Shughart PC we have over 26 full time Labor and Employment attorneys who understand the complexity and sensitivity of employee relations and workplace issues.

As exclusively management counsel, our attorneys have extensive experience providing employers with cost-efficient advice and aggressive defenses on employment and labor law matters. We represent Fortune 500 corporations and privately owned entrepreneurial firms.

We have a broad range of practice areas and services - from affirmative action to wage and hour issues, labor relations, union avoidance and much more. Click here to learn more.