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Jackson Lewis Attorneys Selected to Speak at Puerto Rico SHRM Convention

SAN JUAN, PR (August 26, 2015) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce that Shareholders Juan Felipe Santos and Paul DeCamp have been selected to speak at the Puerto Rico Society of Human Resource Management Convention, to be held on September 17-18 at the Hotel El Conquistador, A Waldorf-Astoria Resort. This is one of the biggest conventions in Puerto Rico, attended by hundreds. 

Mr. DeCamp is a Shareholder in the Washington, D.C. Region office of Jackson Lewis and heads the firm’s national Wage and Hour Practice Group. Mr. Santos is a Shareholder in the firm’s Puerto Rico office. Together they will address The Evolution of Wage and Hour Laws: past, present, and future.

The session will focus on two main topics: (1) how to determine what is compensable time as a result of the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision and the ever-changing nature of technology at the workplace; and (2) how to prepare for upcoming amendments to federal wage and hour regulations. As former Administrator of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division, Mr. DeCamp has deep understanding of the evolution and historical background of wage and hour laws, along with practical insight regarding how they currently apply in many scenarios that were not envisioned when first enacted.

Among other recent developments, the Wage and Hour Division has issued proposed amendments to the white-collar overtime exemption regulations, which will impact all employers and can affect their operational sustainability. It is estimated that these amendments may become effective by mid-2016. Mr. DeCamp and Mr. Santos will provide general guidance on how to prepare before the regulations are enacted. They will also discuss Puerto Rico laws as they relate to wage and hour issues.

Jackson Lewis’ Puerto Rico office will host a special “Meet and Greet” for friends and clients of the firm on September 16, 2015. Attendees will get the chance to have one-on-one with Attorneys and get an inside look into the Wage and Hour arena.  To find out more about this event, please visit our website at www.jacksonlewis.com/events

Jackson Lewis’ Puerto Rico office can be reached at 787-522-7305.

 

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About Jackson Lewis

Founded in 1958, Jackson Lewis is dedicated to representing management exclusively in workplace law. With 800 attorneys practicing in major locations throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico, Jackson Lewis is included in the AmLaw 100 and Global 100 rankings of law firms. The firm’s wide range of specialized areas of practice provides the resources to address every aspect of the employer/employee relationship. Jackson Lewis has one of the most active employment litigation practices in the world, with a current caseload of over 6,500 litigations and approximately 650 class actions. Jackson Lewis is a founding member of L&E Global Employers’ Counsel Worldwide, an alliance of premier employment law boutique firms and practices in Europe, North America, and the Asia Pacific Region.

Additional information about the firm can be found at www.jacksonlewis.com.

      

For more information about Jackson Lewis, please contact:

Lara Hamm, Jackson Lewis

T: (267) 319-7803

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