Overview (Program Summary)
Wage and hour violations continue to be one of the more prevalent and expensive problems for employers. We will analyze the FLSA regulations and the impact of COVID-19 on compliance issues in today’s working world.
Mac Greaves is a member of the Jones Walker LLP Labor & Employment Practice Group. During his more than three decades in private practice, Mac has represented employers in the full range of workforce-related matters.
Mac routinely helps clients identify, prevent, and resolve employment-related issues in an effort to avoid litigation, union organizing efforts, and other state and federal investigations.
Mac handles claims and litigation relating to workers’ compensation, retaliatory discharge under the Workers’ Compensation Act, and unemployment compensation claims in all state courts. He also represents clients in any and all tort claims in the employment context and employment relationship, such as wrongful discharge, breach of contract, fraud, tort of outrage, invasion of privacy, assault and battery, false imprisonment, defamation, drug and alcohol-related issues, covenants not-to-compete, restraint of trade, trade secrets, and the Alabama Age Discrimination Act. He also prepares handbooks and drug and alcohol testing policies for clients.
Mac routinely represents clients before the National Labor Relations Board, the Department of Labor (including wage and hour and OSHA disputes), the Office of Federal Contract Compliance (OFCCP), the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), and all state and federal courts. He has handled disputes involving Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (sex, race, religion, national origin, etc.), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Pregnancy Discrimination Act, the Equal Pay Act, the Civil Rights Act of 1991, the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Employee Polygraph Protection Act of 1988, the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act, COBRA, professional liability litigation (agents, directors, and officers liability), data breach/cybersecurity, and any and all other federal statutes involving the employment relationship.
Kary Bryant Wolfe is a partner in Jones Walker LLP’s Labor & Employment Practice Group. She practices in the areas of employment law and general litigation and represents employers in the banking, fabrication and assembly, real estate development, mining, retail, government, and service industries.
Kary has represented employers in discrimination and retaliation cases, at trial and on appeal, including cases brought under Title VII, Section 1981, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA). She also has experience handling claims under the Alabama Workers' Compensation Act and the Federal Black Lung Act. Kary regularly provides day-to-day, practical employment advice, drafts and revises employment policies, performs compliance reviews, and provides employee training.
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