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May 2, 2018 | Who Is Covered by the FLSA?

Nearly every worker in Ohio is covered by the federal Fair Labor Standards Act. State law follows the FLSA almost exactly, so the provisions of this federal statute apply to anyone who is employed by any organization that does business across state lines, serves people who travel across state lines, and makes even a single

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March 15, 2018 | I Was Shorted Several Hours on My Last Paycheck. What Should I Do?

When you get paid by the hour, your employer has obligations under federal and state laws to pay you for all of the hours you work. Additionally, companies need to pay most hourly employees at least time-and-a-half for each hour they work past a total of 40 in a seven-day period or “workweek.”  Similar wage

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December 18, 2017 | 3 Things You Should Know About the FLSA

The federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) mandates that employers treat and pay workers fairly. Violations of the law permit employees to file formal complaints and lawsuits for the payment of back wages, unpaid overtime and other damages. Consulting with an experienced Columbus, Ohio FLSA attorney will help you understand how the FLSA operates in

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September 20, 2017 | Fair Labor Standards Act Violations in Ohio

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) [EL1]  covers four major areas of how employers must pay workers and how employers can hire and treat teenagers younger than 18. The most common FLSA violations concern whether people qualify for earning overtime, refusing to pay eligible people overtime and inaccurately paying overtime to employees. Record keeping problems also get many

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August 4, 2016 | THE MOTOR CARRIER ACT EXEMPTION- ARE TRUCK DRIVERS EXEMPT FROM FLSA OVERTIME PROVISIONS?

Must Truck Drivers Be Paid Overtime? The first question to ask is if your employer or you personally are covered by the protections of the FLSA.  You can be covered by your employer’s status under the FLSA, referred to as “enterprise coverage” or individually if you work for an employer that engages in interstate commerce.

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