- Labor and Employment
- Appellate Practice
- Class and Collective Action Defense
- Employment Law
- Fair Labor Standards Act - FLSA
- Sexual Harassment
- Wage and Hour Compliance
- Wrongful Termination and Retaliatory Discharge
|University ||Transylvania University, Lexington, KY, B.A., 2001|
|Law School||Vanderbilt University Law School, Nashville, TN, J.D., 2004|
|Admitted||2004, Kentucky; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit; U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky; U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky; Kentucky Supreme Court|
Tim Weatherholt is a partner in the Louisville office. His practice involves representation of management in employment and labor litigation involving civil rights, retaliation, wrongful termination and discrimination under Title VII. Tim also advises and represents clients in developing employment policies and procedures, responding to administrative charges, and dealing with employee separation matters.
Tim has worked extensively with Toyota entities since joining Fisher & Phillips in 2009. Tim prepared numerous briefs on a wide variety of topics TMMK's 15-plus year wage and hour litigation. Tim routinely advises Toyota on ADA and wage and hour matters. Tim works closely with the NAPCK facility in Hebron, Kentucky on various employment issues. Tim has also helped clients obtain summary judgment in Kentucky state court on a wide variety of employment claims, including worker's compensation retaliation, age discrimination, disability discrimination, and race discrimination.
Tim writes monthly pieces for the Southern Indiana Newsletter addressing recent developments in labor and employment law. He also writes quarterly pieces for the periodical Southern Indiana Business Source, which also address recent developments in labor and employment law. Tim also contributes content to the Firm's Wage and Hour Blog and prepared a summary of the U.S. Supreme Court's recent decision in Sandifer for the Firm website.
While attending Vanderbilt Law School, Tim placed second in the Bass, Berry & Sims Intramural Moot Court competition. After law school, Tim clerked for the Honorable Joseph H. McKinley, Jr. of the United States District Court for the Western District of Kentucky.
Limits to the Class Action Device: The Kentucky Wages and Hours Act Does Not Permit a Class Action
March 2, 2015
New Efforts to Protect Employee Privacy
September 1, 2012
“Indiana Case Reaches Supreme Court”
Southern Indiana Business Source
Quotes and Soundbites
Supreme Court Clarifies Meaning Of Changing Clothes Under FLSA
January 28, 2014
Policies And Procedures Pay Off For Car Manufacturer In USERRA Case
July 1, 2010
Automotive Supplier Pays Heavy Price In EEOC Settlement
May 3, 2010
A Closer Look At Congressional Investigations
April 1, 2010
University of Kentucky CLE - June 2014 Recent developments in wage and hour class and collective actions
Southern Indiana SHRM Conference- April 2014 Exempt employee status under the FLSA
Toyota Motor Manufacturing, West Virginia, Inc. - April 2014 Reasonable Accommodation Training
Indiana Work One - June 2013 How To Create A Great Employee Handbook
Indiana Work One - October 2012 Summary of recent ADAAA cases
Southern Indiana SHRM Conference- October 2011 Latest developments under the ADAAA
Louisville Bar Association - July 2011 Latest developments under the ADAAA
Sterling Educational Services - October 2009 Employee Privacy Issues
|Reported Cases||Reported Cases: Burge v. PPG Industries, Inc.,2008 WL 4386859 (W.D. Ky. 2008); Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky, Inc. v. Kelley, 2013 WL 6046079 (Ky. App. Nov. 15, 2013)|
Documents by this lawyer on Martindale.com
Court Rejects Kentucky Wage-Hour Representative Actions
Timothy J. Weatherholt, March 24, 2015
The Kentucky Wages and Hours Act provides the mechanism for pursuing redress for minimum-wage or overtime violations under that law. KRS 337.385 provides, in pertinent part, that "[s]uch action may be maintained in any court of competent jurisdiction by any one (1) or more employees for and...
Donning/Doffing Personal Protective Items: What About Mealtime?
Timothy J. Weatherholt, May 5, 2014
As we wrote in our January Labor Alert, the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in Sandifer v. United States Steel Corp. interpreted the federal Fair Labor Standards Act's Section 3(o) to apply to putting on and taking off a variety of personal protective items. This paves the way for possibly excluding...
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