Given Proliferating Wage & Hour Claims, Specialized Insurance an Important Consideration for Employers

February 11, 2014

Given a dramatic increase in both the number of wage and hour lawsuits and the average
cost to employers to resolve one—$4.5 million—a little prevention could be worth at least a
pound of cure in this area, Kami Quinn and Jason Rubinstein say in this BNA Insights article. They note that filings of collective wage and hour claims in federal court have more
than tripled since 2000.

This article was originally published in Bloomberg BNA Daily Labor Report.  To read the entire article, please click here.

Kami Quinn is a partner at Gilbert LLP.  Click here to read her full biography.

Jason Rubinstein is a partner at Gilbert LLP.  Click here to read his full biography.

Gilbert LLP is a Washington-based law firm specializing in litigation and strategic risk management, insurance recovery and complex dispute resolution.