Misclassifications, calculation errors, underpaid overtime, termination pay violations (relating to vacation, bonuses and commissions), as well as Louisiana’s new law on pregnancy accommodation will be discussed in detail.
Attendees will receive an overview on wage and hour violations and mistakes that continue to be seen in today's working world.
Sid Lewis is a partner and leader of the Labor & Employment Practice Group, where he consults and advises management and human resources personnel with respect to employment and labor laws.
Sid advises clients throughout the United States in all industries, including retail, hospitality, healthcare, manufacturing, and service industries. A majority of his work involves general advice to employers on a variety of employment situations, including discipline, terminations, applications, leave requests, transfers, noncompete agreements, trade secret information, wage payments, wage and hour laws, family and medical leave, disabilities, workers' compensation, discrimination complaints, workplace harassment, internal investigations, documentation, policy reviews, preventative counseling, supervisor training, and early litigation negotiation. He frequently presents training and educational seminars for supervisors, centering primarily on federal and state employment laws, as well as effective supervision techniques designed to avoid litigation.
Sid has successfully defended hundreds of lawsuits involving federal and state employment claims. He regularly handles Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and National Labor Relations Board charges on behalf of employers.
In the labor sector, Sid has represented companies throughout the United States as labor counsel and/or chief spokesman in contract negotiations and has handled union elections and labor arbitrations in a variety of industries.
Sid is a frequent speaker and moderator for personnel associations and trade groups throughout the Southeast.
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