Labor & Employment

Phillips Lytle attorneys are experienced in handling and advising on a wide range of state and federal wage and hour matters, including providing advice and counseling on compliance issues, developing pro-active compliance strategies, and defending clients in individual, collective and class actions. Phillips Lytle’s attorneys regularly litigate wage and hour cases, including single-plaintiff, class, collective, and hybrid actions. We vigorously defend clients, assess risks and liability early on, and develop customized strategies that make business sense.

Representative examples of class/collective actions we have handled:

  • Represented an independent agency of the federal government as receiver of a defunct financial institution in a collective and class action alleging employees were, among other things, not properly classified and/or compensated for hours worked.
  • Represented a healthcare provider in a collective and class action alleging violations of state and federal wage and hour law related to overtime, off-the-clock work, compensatory time, meal periods, unpaid compensation and failure to provide required notices.
  • Represented franchisor and franchisees in a collective and class action alleging violations of the state and federal wage and hour law related to overtime, employee uniforms, delivery fees, reimbursement of expenses, spread of hours pay, and failure to provide required wage and hour notices.
Wage and Hour and Class Action