Wage & Hour Consultant
With more than 35 years of experience with the Department of Labor, Lyndel Erwin assists our attorneys in providing clients with analysis and consultation concerning all of the laws and regulations enforced by the Wage & Hour Division of the U.S. Department of Labor. During his career with the Department of Labor, Lyndel served as the District Director with responsibility for Alabama and Mississippi and earlier as the District Director in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Lyndel has handled a myriad of issues arising from the Fair Labor Standards Act, Family and Medical Leave Act, Davis-Bacon Act, McNamara-O’Hara Service Contract Act, Walsh Healy Public Contracts Act, Employee Polygraph Protection Act, Migrant and Seasonal Workers Protection Act, and Wage Garnishment Act.
As our consultant for the past 14 years, Lyndel conducts mock audits of our clients’ personnel records to ensure compliance with the various wage and hour and public contract laws. His services include analyses of compliance with record keeping requirements, determination of exemption status under the FLSA, and review of payroll practices. Lyndel also works with our attorneys to provide clients with assistance in complying with the FMLA and Employee Polygraph Protection Act requirements. Lyndel assists our attorneys in the defense of audits and investigations performed by the Wage & Hour Division of the Department of Labor. Additionally, he has been retained by outside firms to serve as an expert witness and has testified in Federal Court on behalf of the employers. He also conducts training of our clients on the application of the various statutes administrated by Wage Hour and conducts seminars for various employer organizations.