ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law - ADR in Labor & Employment Law Committee Midwinter Meeting

ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law - ADR in Labor & Employment Law Committee Midwinter Meeting
Sponsored by: ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law
February 20-23, 2014

Spotlight on JAMS Speaker: Michael D. Young, Esq.
February 21, 2014 | 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Mediating Wage and Hour Cases

Is it a good idea to exchange damage information and calculations before the mediation session? What is the best use of a joint session? What to consider in making the decision as to which corporate representative and who among the class should attend? How to account for difference among state laws, including with regard to statutes of limitation periods; Guidelines for negotiating the scope of the release; Timing of fee negotiations; Reversion of unclaimed funds and unclaimed property

Spotlight on JAMS Moderator: R. Wayne Thorpe, Esq.
February 22, 2014 | 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Arbitrating Class/Collective Action Cases

This panel will discuss the recent case law on the enforceability of class action waivers; Who makes the threshold determination of class arbitrability; How to draft/attack a class waiver; What do the JAMS/AAA Rules provide; How does litigating a class proceeding differ from arbitrating one; Practical suggestions when arbitrating a class/collective action

Location:
Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort
505 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304

For further details and registration, please visit the General Information | ADR in Labor & Employment Law Committee Midwinter Meeting page.