Some of the best ideas for the plaintiff's bar have come from defense lawyers. The latest example: Littler Mendelson has published an interesting report entitled Total Wage and Hour Compliance: An Initiative to End the Wage and Hour Class Action War. You can download the report directly from the firm's website. It isn't just a learning tool for employers. It also provides considerable food for thought if you are representing employees, and that's all we'll say about it.