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Thursday, November 18, 2021 Live Webcast

Wage & Hour Compliance and What to Do When the DOL Comes Knocking (E2111694)

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST

Registration: 11:30 AM EST



1.0 CPE Credits in TX


Now that New Jersey employers are getting back on track, more people are returning to work and a new US Secretary of Labor is place, the likelihood of a DOL audit for compliance with wage and hour laws is imminent. What’s more, Governor Murphy clearly has charged the NJDOL with identifying and penalizing businesses who misclassify employees as contractors.


Any tax practitioner advising clients on classifying employees


Review common wage and hour risks businesses face and help answer frequently asked questions.


  • What are the top 5 wage and hour risks that businesses face?
  • Why DOL investigations are expected to increase?
  • What to do if your client gets notice of a DOL investigation?
  • How to handle a DOL audit.
  • What are the differences between the IRS, federal and NJ tests for independent contractor status?
  • What are the penalties for misclassification and how can businesses avoid them?








Kathleen Caminiti

Kathleen M. Caminiti, Esq.


Fisher & Phillips LLP

Kathie Caminiti is a partner in the firm's New Jersey and New York offices, and a co-chair of both the Wage and Hour and Pay Equity practice groups. She has extensive experience handling all aspects of employment litigation, including individual plaintiff discrimination claims, restrictive covenant litigation and wage and hour class and collective actions.

Kathie has successfully defended cases alleging civil rights violations, race, sex, age and handicap discrimination, sexual harassment, whistle-blowing, wrongful discharge and retaliation. She has also defended employers and financial institutions in Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) cases, including class actions, seeking severance, pension and health and welfare benefits.

Kathie has a sophisticated wage and hour practice and has distinguished herself in Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)/wage and hour litigation. As lead counsel, Kathie has obtained favorable outcomes for clients in various wage and hour matters, including class and collective actions arising under the FLSA and various state laws.

As a chair of Fisher Phillips’ Pay Equity Practice Group, Kathie dedicates her time to analyzing the legal issues surrounding pay equality, conducting pay equity audits and defending equal pay litigation.

Kathie counsels her clients on compliance with the panoply of employment laws and assists with their liability prevention efforts by conducting employee training, preparing handbooks and implementing policies, as well as wage and hour and pay equity audits.

Given her significant experience, Kathie is frequently quoted by ABC NewsNJBizHR ExecutiveNJ 101.5 and other media outlets. She has published numerous articles that have appeared in The New York Law JournalNew Jersey BusinessNew Jersey Lawyer Magazine and Practical Law Institute regarding a variety of employment-related issues.


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$59.00 - Nonmember

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