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Michael Reed to Speak on Overtime Law at the Rockland County Bar Association CLE

Yankwitt LLP attorney Michael Reed will be speaking on Wednesday, October 16, 2019, from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. on “New York’s Overtime Laws: What Every Business and Lawyer in Rockland County Should Know,” at the DoubleTree Hilton at 425 E. Route 59 In Nanuet, NY. Registration begins at 11:30 a.m. Lunch is included.

Michael, an experienced attorney who has litigated overtime cases for both defendants and plaintiffs, will discuss New York’s employee-friendly overtime laws and what employers should do to be compliant. The presentation will explore:

  • The enormous exposure in overtime cases
  • Classifying workers as employees or independent contractors
  • Overtime in a law office: whether paralegals, secretaries, and associates are entitled to overtime
  • Recordkeeping
  • Common overtime exemptions
  • New York’s Wage Notice and Wage Statement laws
  • The Court of Appeals’ recent Andryeyeva decision on pay for Home Health Aides
  • Federal court vs. State Court
  • Arbitration

2 CLE Credits: 2 Areas of Professional Practice