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Greenberg Traurig’s Timothy Long Presents at Bridgeport’s Wage & Hour 2020 Session 1: Overview & PAGA Teleconference

LOS ANGELES – Oct. 7, 2020 – Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP Shareholder Timothy Long will be speaking at Bridgeport's Wage & Hour 2020 Session One: Overview & PAGA Teleconference, Oct. 9.

Bridgeport’s annual Wage & Hour Update explores and explains in-depth the critical and changing aspects of wage-and-hour litigation. This year's program will focus on AB 5 and Prop 22; the ever-increasing use of PAGA in wage-and-hour litigation; key developments in the case law; interpreting the white-collar exemptions, new legislation, regulations, and statutes; and the enforcement and litigation of arbitration agreements. Session one will provide an update and overview of important wage-and-hour issues that affect California employers and employees. The session will also include an in-depth look and discussion at PAGA and its use in California. 

Long has deep experience litigating complex labor and employment issues, having served as lead counsel in multiple class, collective, and representative actions and advising on dozens more. Long splits his time between the firm’s Los Angeles and Sacramento offices, and leads the Sacramento office’s Labor & Employment Practice. He has litigated virtually every wage-and-hour issue there is, including exemption, incentive compensation, independent contractor, off-the-clock, meal and rest, pay practice, and PAGA claims. He also has defeated class and collective certification (including at Stage One) in exemption, off-the-clock, and pay practice cases, and has defeated PAGA claims short of trial. He has ample experience advising businesses on employment litigation and other types of claims. He litigates employment discrimination and wrongful termination claims, as well as matters involving trade secrets. He also provides counsel on many corporate matters and often advises entertainment industry employers on emerging issues. Long has been invited to speak at and/or chair a number of conferences and programs covering a wide variety of employment law issues. 

About Greenberg Traurig’s Labor & Employment Practice: Greenberg Traurig’s Global Labor & Employment Practice serves clients from offices throughout the United States, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. Members of the practice have had numerous trial wins and are frequently called upon to handle complex, bet-the-company, and large high-stake cases, including nationwide class and collective actions. On the labor side, a leading group of lawyers regularly represents management with labor-relations matters. Labor & Employment team members assist clients with complex employment issues, and design practical, proactive strategies that can be readily implemented by today’s human resources professionals. In addition, the practice is recognized by The Legal 500 United States in the areas of Labor and Employment Litigation, Labor-Management Relations, ERISA Litigation, Workplace & Employment Counseling, and Trade Secrets Litigation. Visit Greenberg Traurig’s Labor & Employment Blog for insights and analysis of the latest labor and employment developments, including legislation, regulations, cases, policies, and trends.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has approximately 2200 attorneys in 40 locations in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, diversity, and innovation, and is consistently among the largest firms in the U.S. on the Law360 400 and among the Top 20 on the Am Law Global 100. Web: Twitter: @GT_Law.