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Williams Parker Attorney Jennifer Fowler-Hermes Presents to Joint Meeting of SFPA and SMALSS on New DOL Regulations

August 25, 2016

Jennifer Fowler-Hermes recently presented to a joint meeting of the Southwest Florida Paralegal Association and Sarasota Manatee Association of Legal Support Specialists. Ms. Fowler discussed the new Department of Labor regulations regarding overtime pay, which are set to take effect December 1, 2016, and best practices for ensuring compliance with the new rules.

Ms. Fowler-Hermes is a board certified specialist in labor and employment law. She represents private, public, for-profit, and not-for-profit employers of all sizes in litigation matters and also assists employers in managing risks to avoid litigation. Her experience includes representing clients before state and federal courts and administrative agencies in many employment matters, including claims under Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Florida Civil Rights Act, the Florida Uniform Trade Secrets Act, whistleblower/retaliation laws, and employment law torts. She also serves as a Florida Supreme Court certified circuit mediator.