FLSA-related claims

Overview

Bates White professionals have extensive experience analyzing liability and damages in claims related to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and related state statutes. Our Labor and Employment Practice professionals work closely with clients to create and manage data developed from underlying databases devoted to payroll, timesheets, job classifications (exempt/nonexempt), and related information. A distinctive feature of our approach is that we work closely with clients to understand how information is recorded in each database, and we use economic and statistical methods to interpret that information.

  • Provided consulting and statistical services pursuant to litigation involving wage-and-hours claims at a large hospital. Analyzed overtime pay for employees working different shifts. Assisted counsel in narrowing class by determining major sources and locations of violations.
  • Served as consulting expert in case involving claims of failure to pay appropriate overtime at a large retail chain.