"107 Reasons To Conduct Wage/Hour Audits And Maintain Privilege"

Updated: March 05, 2011

What does this mean......

The department of labor's initiative emphasizes the need for employers to conduct internal audits of their wage and hour practices and pursuant to the Costco decision, California employers should once again feel confident reaching out to legal counsel to ensure proactive compliance with wage and hour laws.

Given the dol's announcement and the continued prevalence of wage and hour class action lawsuits filed in California and across the nation, internal audits conducted by outside legal counsel are timely and "protected". The prileged nature of wage and hour audit reports fosters candid discussions between employers and their legal counsel regarding liability and preventative strategies.

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