It?s no joke ? the tidal wave of wage and hour collective actions is headed directly toward your company. Fair Labor Standards Act claims brought by groups of employees now outnumber all other types of employment class action claims. In fact, they outnumber all other types of employment class actions combined.

Employers must take action to avoid, or at least be prepared to safely ride, the collective action tidal wave when it hits. There are many different proactive steps an employer might take to help minimize the potentially devastating effects this wave may have, limited only by the creativity of the company?s executives, in-house counsel, and human resources professionals.

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