Wage Theft CLE
The United Workers’ Center of New Mexico, New Mexico Legal Aid and the N.M. Hispanic Bar Association presents:

Wage Theft in New Mexico: Common injustice, practice opportunity
Friday, Dec 2nd, 2016
Noon – 4:30 p.m.

UNM Gallup, Calvin Room
705 Gurley Ave., Gallup, NM (Google Map)

Three general credits, 1 ethics credit
$99: General admission
$75: NMHBA members

Noon – 12:15 p.m. Registration (Refreshments will be provided.)
12:15 p.m. – 12:30 p.m. Introduction to Wage Theft, Changes to the Law and what it means for attorneys: From H.B.489 to today.
Presenter: Marcela Diaz, Executive Director, Somos Un Pueblo Unido and Gabriela Ibañez Guzmán, Esq.
12:30 -1:30 p.m. Ethics with William Slease, Chief Disciplinary Counsel for the N.M. Supreme Court. What are the different ethical scenarios that may occur when representing low wage workers.
1:35 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. Break
1:45 p.m. – 3 p.m. How to make Wage Theft part of your practice.

I. Litigating Wage Theft cases: From the administrative process to the demand letter to collective actions to district court and beyond.
Gabriela Ibañez Guzmán, Esq.
Karl Kalm, Esq.
Molly Graver, Esq.
3 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Current issues with Wage Theft cases

I. Bankruptcy: What to do when the employer declares?
Karl Kalm, Esq.

II. Immigration Implications
Gabriela Ibañez Guzmán, Esq.

III. Piecework
Molly Graver, Esq.
4:15 – 4:30 p.m. Questions and Answers session.
4:30 p.m. Adjourn
For more information, please email Gabriela Ibañez Guzmán at gguzman.uwc@gmail.com
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