WAGE AND HOUR HANDBOOK: FEDERAL AND MINNESOTA
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ITEM #:  50095211   |   PUBLISHED:  MAY 23, 2011
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Wage and Hour Handbook: Federal and Minnesota, 1st Edition

Edited by J. Lukas, Robert R. Reinhart, Ellen G. Sampson & Mary B. Thomas

One of the hottest employment law topics for advisors and litigators alike is wage and hour law. The Wage and Hour Law Handbook: Federal and Minnesota is designed to answer critical questions in this area of practice. It is written and edited by a diverse team of attorneys drawn from private practice and in-house, plaintiff side and defense. We’re confident you’ll love this handbook!

This handbook includes:

  • 14 chapters filled with practical advice, analysis and examples
  • Answers to questions about coverage, minimum wage and overtime requirements, exemptions, calculating compensable work time, determining the regular rate of pay, timing and manner of payment, recordkeeping requirements, and much more
  • A special chapter on California wage-hour law
  • Plaintiff-side and defense perspectives on significant issues in wage-hour litigation such as selecting the lead plaintiff, motions for certification as collective or class action, discovery, alternative dispute resolution, settlement and more
  • Checklists to aid your practice and warnings to help you avoid missteps
  • All in an easy-to-use format with a handy index to making locating the material you need a snap

CHAPTER 1
Overview
Introduction; Major Sources of Wage and Hour Law; Nondiscrimination Requirements Regarding Wages; Statutes of Limitations: The Effect of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009 – Codified at 29 U.S.C. §§ 626, 633A & 794A; 42 U.S.C. § 2000E-5; Preemption; Examples of State Law Considerations
– Mary M. Krakow

CHAPTER 2
FLSA Coverage Issues
Employer Coverage – Enterprise Coverage; Individual Coverage; Workers Not Covered by Federal and State Wage and Hour Laws
– Tracey Holmes Donesky & Elizabeth A. Papacek

CHAPTER 3
Basic Minimum Wage and Overtime Requirements – and the Exemptions From Those Requirements
Introduction; White Collar Exemptions; Payment on a Salary; Exempt from FLSA Coverage in General; Who is Entitled to Federal or Minnesota Minimum Wage?; Overtime Basics
– Dennis J. Merley & Penelope J. Phillips

CHAPTER 4
To Pay or Not To Pay: Identifying and Counting Compensable Work Time Under the FLSA and State Wage and Hour Laws
Introduction; Core Concepts; Hot Topics; Conclusion
– Ryan E. Mick & Marilyn Clark

CHAPTER 5
Determining the Regular Rate of Pay for Calculating Overtime Compensation
What is the Regular Rate of Pay and Why Does it Matter?; Methods of Calculating the Regular Rate; Effect of Other Payments on the Regular Rate; Alternatives to the Regular Rate Principle
– Karen G. Schanfield & Krista A.P. Hatcher

CHAPTER 6
Timing and Manner of Payment
Timing and Manner of Payment; Wage Assignment; Wage Garnishment; Appendices
– Laura A. Pfeiffer

CHAPTER 7
Special Wage Issues
Introduction; Breaks; Leaves of Absence; USERRA; Vacation; Tips and Tip Pooling; Commissions and Bonuses; Wage Deductions; Labor Law Considerations
– Steven R. Anderson & Charles F. Knapp

CHAPTER 8
Special Work-Hour Requirements 
Meal and Rest Break Requirements; Maximum Hour Laws; Break Time for Nursing Mothers; Workweek and Workdays
– Ilyse S. Goldsmith & Jennifer H. Wood

CHAPTER 9
Child Labor, Public Sector Employees, and Other Special Worker Categories
Introduction; Special Wage-Hour Considerations as to Minors; Public Sector Employees; Other Special Worker Categories; Recordkeeping Requirements Under State and Federal Wage and Hour Laws; Posting Requirements Under State and Federal Wage and Hour Laws
– Cristina Parra Herrera

CHAPTER 10
Recordkeeping and Posting Requirements
Recordkeeping Requirements Under State and Federal Wage and Hour Laws; Posting Requirements Under State and Federal Wage and Hour Laws
– Joseph G. Schmitt & Megan J. Backer

CHAPTER 11
U.S. DOL and Minnesota Administrative Enforcement
Introduction; U.S. Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division; Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry, Labor Standards and Apprenticeship Unit
– Paul DeCamp & David J. Duddleston

CHAPTER 12
Plaintiff-Side Analysis of Wage-Hour Litigation Issues
Finding the Case and the Lead Plaintiff; Obtaining Certification as Collective or Class Action; Unique Issues in Wage-Hour Litigation
– Michele R. Fisher

CHAPTER 13
Defense-Side Analysis of Wage-Hour Litigation Issues
Introduction; Early Case; Defeating Collective or Class Action Certification; Unique Issues in Wage-Hour Litigation; Audits Outside of Litigation
– Cynthia A. Bremer & Jody A. Ward-Rannow

CHAPTER 14
California Wage and Hour Issues 
Introduction; Wage Payment and Compensable Work; Commissions, Bonuses and Other Incentive Pay; Mean and Rest Breaks; Overtime Exemptions
– Mandana Massoumi & Jessica L. Linehan

Statutes Index
Case Index
Subject Index

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