Wage and hour lawsuits (e.g., those involving an employee’s claim that he or she was deprived of overtime pay) under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) pose unique challenges for employers. This is due in part to the fact that the FLSA entitles a prevailing plaintiff to the payment of his or her attorneys’ fees

In the last two years, the New York legislature has passed numerous changes to state laws about confidentiality provisions in workplace discrimination and harassment settlement agreements. These laws are an outgrowth of the #metoo and #timesup movements, which have shone a spotlight on victims of sexual harassment who are gagged from speaking about what they