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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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Who gets overtime pay? Ohio Unpaid Overtime Lawyer

Hourly, non-exempt employees are entitled to one and one-half times their regular rate of pay for overtime hours worked each workweek.  In general, an employee who works over 40 hours in a workweek is entitled to overtime pay subject to exemptions. If your employer claims you are “exempt” from the...
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Do Ohio labor Laws Require Breaks and Lunches?

The shortest answer to the question posed is, “No, Ohio labor laws do not require employers to give breaks to the overwhelming majority of employees.” Since this is nowhere near the complete answer, read on if you believe your employer is treating you unfairly when it comes to setting your...
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