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Understanding the Different Types of FMLA Leave

The Family and Medical Leave Act requires all government agencies, elementary and secondary schools, and organizations with 50 or more employees to grant up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave to workers who have accrued 12 months of full-time service. With limited exceptions, an employer must grant FMLA leave for...
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How overtime is paid – If it is paid properly

Do you have questions about how overtime is paid? Our Ohio Unpaid Overtime Lawyer hopes this helps. What is overtime? Overtime is additional compensation paid to non-exempt employees when they work in excess of 40 hours in any workweek. Overtime is to be paid at one and one-half times the...
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Common Wage and Overtime Issues for Tipped Employees

U.S. and Ohio labor laws define anyone who takes more than $30 per month in tips as a tipped employee. The group includes restaurant and bar workers, and may include other employees such as child and elder care providers, and individuals who provide personal services such as drivers and landscapers....
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Intermittent FMLA Leave VS Continuous FMLA Leave

Employees and the companies or agencies they work for harbor many misperceptions about what the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) allows and requires. Close to the top of this list of mistaken beliefs, and what often appears to stop workers from exercising their rights under the FMLA, is that...
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Conservative SCOTUS makes it more affordable for employers to commit wage theft and not pay workers overtime or other wages in accordance with federal and state laws

Employees’ / workers’ rights suffer a substantial defeat today. Contact our Columbus Ohio FLSA Collective Action Attorney today! In an unfortunate ruling from SCOTUS, the Supreme Court enabled employers to get away with wage theft with little effect. The issue before the Court was whether employers could force employees to...
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