Elizabeth Newlon, Associate Director, NERA Economic Consulting to Speak at KCís Event

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  • New York, NY (1888PressRelease) June 17, 2017 - The Knowledge Group, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Elizabeth Newlon, Associate Director, NERA Economic Consulting will speak at the Knowledge Groupís webcast entitled: ďPractical Strategies and Latest Legal Developments in Wage & Hour Litigation and Compliance LIVE WebcastĒ.

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    About Elizabeth Newlon
    Dr. Elizabeth Newlon has more than a decade of experience as an economic consultant and testifying expert in matters relating to labor and antitrust litigation.

    Dr. Newlon applies economics and statistics to assist clients in a wide range of legal matters ranging from class actions to individual plaintiff allegations. She also has significant experience with wage and hour allegations, including unpaid overtime, incorrect regular rate, missed meal penalties, timesheet rounding neutrality, waiting time penalties, and misclassification of contractors. In addition, she has analyzed class-wide allegations of discrimination and assessed economic losses in single plaintiff matters related to alleged wrongful termination, injury, and incarceration.

    At the nexus of labor and antitrust litigation, Dr. Newlon has experience evaluating allegations of compensation suppression or monopsony power by employers.

    Dr. Newlon earned her PhD and MS in economics from Carnegie Mellon University.

    About NERA Economic Consulting
    NERA Economic Consulting (www.nera.com) is a global firm of experts dedicated to applying economic, finance, and quantitative principles to complex and legal challenges. For over half a century, NERAís economists have been creating strategies, studies, reports, expert testimony, and policy recommendations for government authorities and the worldís leading law firms and corporations. With its main office in New York City, NERA serves clients from more than 25 offices across North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific.

    Event Synopsis:
    With wage and hour litigation on the rise and new federal regulations in place, it is important that employers and their counsel stay updated on the latest legal and regulatory developments surrounding wage and hour law. It is also essential to know the best practices when preparing for and responding to wage and hour investigations. Attorneys in this area must also know nuances of defending against and managing a wage and hour claim effectively.

    This course offers an overview of the latest legal developments in wage and hour litigation. A panel of thought leaders and practitioners assembled by The Knowledge Group will discuss the U.S. Department of Labor's latest priorities and regulations, and the new overtime and white-collar exemption regulations. They will also offer practical strategies on how to succeed on defending against and managing a wage & hour claim.

    Key topics include:
    -Emerging Wage & Hour Litigation Trends
    -DOL's Enforcement Priorities and Latest Initiatives
    -Recent Case Law Developments
    -Latest Regulatory Updates
    -Compliance Strategies and Pitfalls to Avoid
    -Preparing for and Responding to DOL Investigations

    About The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
    The Knowledge Group was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register for an event, please visit: http://theknowledgegroup.org/

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