(PRWEB) March 13, 2013
Alleged violations of wage and hour laws have become a major source for the new wave of employment class actions, which often result in hundreds of thousands of dollars, and in many cases millions of dollars, of recoverable damages and attorneys’ fees awarded to the successful litigants and their attorneys – in addition to the substantial amount of legal fees and administrative costs incurred by employers in defending these actions. The U.S. Department of Labor has become increasingly vigilant in their investigation and enforcement of federal wage and hour laws.
This 90-minute webinar will provide you with the information you need to understand the specific requirements of the Davis-Bacon Act, when it applies, and the process necessary to ensure compliance and avoid enforcement actions and potential penalties. Failure to comply with the Davis-Bacon Act can have dire consequences, including debarment and the loss of a major source of business, in addition to the exposure to substantial damages and attorneys’ fees. This webinar will enable you to ensure you are satisfying the Davis-Bacon Act when competing for and performing federal public works and construction contracts.
This 90-minute webinar entitled “Understanding The Davis-Bacon Act and Prevailing Wage Law on Government Contracts” is scheduled for Thursday, April 11th, at 1 PM Eastern. To register, follow this link:
Addressing webinar attendees will be:
Van Allyn Goodwin, Senior Shareholder of Littler Mendelson, P.C. (San Diego Office)
Van Allyn has extensive experience advising and representing employers in matters involving claims for violation of State and Federal prevailing wage laws. His practice covers the full range of employment and labor laws on behalf of employers. He regularly conducts training sessions for employers regarding various labor and employment laws, sexual harassment, and wage and hour compliance, including prevailing wage laws. He is a frequent speaker on emerging employment and labor relations law topics, including “The Employer®” conferences and “Breakfast Briefings” sponsored by Littler Mendelson P.C. Van Allyn has written the “California Prevailing Wage Law” section of The California Employer® (Lexis/Nexus) since 2000 and the “Government Contracts” chapter in the Wage and Hour Answer Book (Aspen Publishers) since 2008. He earned his J.D. from the University of San Diego School of Law in 1980, and is a member of the San Diego Law Review.
Following the presentation, there will be an interactive 10-15 minute question-and-answer session addressing material covered in the webinar. Webinar tuition is based on location, not number of participants, so each registration site can have multiple participants for one low price. To register, follow this link:
L2 Federal Resources provides expert-led training and education for the government contracting community. The company hosts several webinars on government contracting topics every month and offers downloadable recordings of past webinars at http://www.l2federalresources.com the company also blogs on government contracting topics at http://www.l2federalresources.com/blog
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