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Final Paychecks: How To Avoid Legal Risk With Accurate Calculation And Distribution

Webinar: ID# 1026397
Recorded CD
About This Course:
Many employers do not appreciate the patchwork of local, state, and federal laws regulating the calculation and distribution of final wage payments to departing employees.

Employers must recognize and comply with a whole host of regulations or risk extensive penalties and/or costly litigation.

This webinar will provide an overview of the legal issues and common pitfalls related to final employee wage payments. This course also will include a practical discussion of manageable best practices and model policies for use in today's dynamic - and often multistate - employment environment.


Timing of Final Wage Payments
  • Impact of the Terms of Employee Separation (Termination vs. Resignation)
  • State-Specific Requirements, Including Requirements for Same-Day or "Immediate" Payments
  • Payment of Accrued but Unused Paid Time off
  • Best Practices
Deductions From Final Wage Payments
  • Permissible Deductions
  • FLSA Prohibitions and Employee Remedies Under Federal Law, Including Administrative Actions and Claims for Liquidated Damages, Attorneys' Fees, and Costs
  • California-Specific Requirements and Penalties for Noncompliance
  • Best Practices
State and Local Wage Theft Prevention Acts
  • Increasing Trend of Wage Theft Prevention Acts
  • Impact on the Calculation and Distribution of Final Wage Payments
  • Notification Requirements and Penalties
  • California and Other Jurisdictions (e.g., New York, Washington, D.C.)
About The Presenter

Sadina Montani
  • Attorney in Vedder Price’s Washington, D.C. office
  • Practice emphasizes employer compliance with all types of employment-related issues, including wage and hour issues, FMLA compliance, Title VII discrimination issues, termination issues (including reductions in force), ADA compliance and discrimination issues, and various local, state, and federal employment laws
  • Conducts quarterly interactive lectures on various workforce management issues, and regularly speaks at conferences regarding employer compliance issues and employment-related litigation trends
  • Serves as a member of the Board and past treasurer for the Women’s Bar Association of the District of Columbia; served on numerous governance committees for the District of Columbia Bar, and was a member of the inaugural class of the John Payton Leadership Academy of the District of Columbia Bar; serves as the chair for the Board of Directors and General Counsel for Serve Your City, a D.C.-based children’s wellness and mentoring nonprofit organization, and serves as pro bono counsel for a number of nonprofit organizations, which focus on education, the environment and various social services; member of the American Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Section
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