# 010985Wage and Hour Class Actions: Successfully Navigating the Pretrial Process
Wage and hour class actions have become prevalent in employment litigation.
Whether you represent employees or employers, being equipped to litigate a wage and hour class action is an indispensable skill to today's employment lawyer. This program will walk you through the pretrial litigation process of a wage and hour class action, and provide expert perspectives from experienced litigators on both the plaintiffs' and defendants' sides on topics such as:
1. The Pleadings Stage - Complaints and Responsive Pleadings: identifying defects in pleadings and avoiding early dismissal
2. The Discovery Process - Pre/Post-Class Certification; Successful Meet & Confer: crucial guidance on written requests and responses; depositions
3. Motions for Class Certification: Meeting and attacking the requirements for certification
4. Dispositive Motions: Narrowing the issues before trial