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How Do I Receive Unemployment Benefits in Ohio?

Qualifying for unemployment benefits in Ohio generally requires Losing your job without just cause, Working for a company or agency that pays into the state unemployment insurance program, Working at least half-time for the preceding 18 months, Submitting an initial application with the state’s Ohio Department of Job and Family...
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What Is the Minimum Wage in Ohio?

During the fall of 2018, when the wage and hour attorneys with Coffman Legal received this most basic question from a client with a potential unpaid wages case, Ohio required all employers in the state to pay their workers at least $8.30/hour. The $8.30/hour minimum wage applied to nearly all...
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Coffman Legal, LLC to Head to New Location

The trusted Columbus based employment law firm Coffman Legal has announced its plans to move. The employment law firm plans to transition its main office space from 1457 High Street to 1550 Old Henderson Rd, Suite 126, Columbus, Ohio 43220 by the end of the month. To keep up with...
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Steps to Take After Wrongful Termination

Wrongful termination, or firing someone for an illegal reason, is fairly well-defined as a matter of law. What a person should do when they get wrongfully terminated is less obvious. How one acts after getting fired for a reason that cannot be justified under the law can make a huge...
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What Guidelines Apply to Taking Intermittent FMLA Leave?

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, which enforces workers’ rights under the Family and Medical Leave Act, Employees may take FMLA leave intermittently—taking leave in separate blocks of time for a single qualifying reason or on a reduced leave schedule—reducing the employee’s usual weekly or daily work schedule. When...
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