I’ve said it before (and also here) but it bears repeating that wage and hour class actions are booming. Just this past week Iowa’s Casey’s General Stores was hit with a wage and hour lawsuit with allegedly more than $5 million at stake. If that isn’t enough to convince you to examine whether your company has vulnerabilities you better read this informative blog post from Mark Toth of Manpower.
The 4th Annual Workplace Class Action report from Seyfarth Shaw shows the volume of wage and hour class action continues to grow exponentially. As the report’s editor says, “identifying, addressing, and remediating class action vulnerabilities” should be at the top of every employer’s list of 2008 priorities.