Worker Misclassification Suits, DOL Audits A Worry For Cos.

Law360, New York (October 29, 2013, 7:57 PM EDT) -- Getting hit with litigation over the classification of workers as exempt from wage-and-hour requirements or facing a U.S. Department of Labor audit is a concern for many employers, but companies are taking steps to protect themselves, according to a Littler Mendelson PC survey released Tuesday.

About half of the human resources professionals, executives and in-house attorneys that responded to an email survey from Littler said they were concerned about misclassification suits or DOL audits.

But more than two-thirds of respondents said that they had conducted audits...
To view the full article, register now.

UK Financial Services

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Financial Services Coverage

Financial Services Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on the financial sector. Coverage includes UK and European Union policy, enforcement, and litigation involving banks, asset management firms, and other financial services organizations.