Texas Lawyer has signed up Alan Bush as a freelance contributor. His latest article, "How to Survive the Overtime Dog Pile," appeared on November 5, 2012 in the In-House Texas pullout.
Here's what Alan had to say about how to deploy limited resources to prevent and defend against an overtime collective action:
Read the full article for more details. In it, Alan lays out some practical steps on how to:
- Limit damages exposure by examining your pay policies before they're challenged by the DOL or a lawsuit;
- Wisely deploy limited audit resources;
- Slice-and-dice a proposed class of overtime claimants; and
- Crunch the damages numbers right (not how plaintiffs' counsel wants to).