Maggie Spell

Maggie Spell is a partner in the Labor & Employment Practice Group at Jones Walker LLP in New Orleans. Maggie regularly advises on wage and hour compliance and has represented employers in numerous Fair Labor Standards Act collective actions and state-law wage and hour class actions.

illustration of boss cutting worker's paycheck during COVID-19

Shutdowns caused by COVID-19 have resulted in remote work arrangements, as well as changes to hours worked, pay and duties for many. Businesses looking to “make whole” employees whose pay was reduced need to make sure this good deed doesn’t do more harm than good. Jones Walker’s Maggie Spell explains. In the wage and hour world, good intentions don’t mean much if...

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