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Wrongful Death

Wage and hour claims typically stem from alleged timekeeping and/or payroll violations. Timekeeping allegations may include unpaid wages stemming from compensable time off
the clock or time rounding, non-compliant meal/rest periods, unreimbursed business expenses, misclassification, and the incorrect calculation of premium pay. Payroll violations
may cover the items listed on wage statements and when earnings were received.
Econ One’s wage and hour analysis usually entails a review/analyze of historical records consisting of timekeeping, payroll, employee history, and/or schedule data. These materials can be voluminous and may come in the form of spreadsheets, delimited files, native PDFs, or scanned PDFs. The team at Econ One is experienced and equipped to handle each of these scenarios. Shift counts, pay period counts, earned/recorded breaks, and hourly rates of pay comprise some of the summary statistics that we calculate directly from the employer’s historical records.

Econ One’s wage and hour analysis may also involve the collection/review/analysis of “representative evidence.” This consists of responses from former/current employees via a
survey, in-person interviews/observations, interrogatory responses, and/or depositions. Representative evidence becomes a viable option in the event that the historical records do
not contain all of the information needed to quantify alleged unpaid wages. In past cases, Econ One’s experts and consultants have collected data from a random sample of class
members to estimate the amount of alleged compensable time off the clock per shift, total compensable time per shift, and the percentage of non-compliant rest periods. Depending
on the allegations and specifics of the case/project, calculations derived from representative evidence may include some combination of the following:

• The frequency and duration of alleged unrecorded compensable time
• The extent to which duty-free, uninterrupted breaks were taken
• The amount of unreimbursed business expenses