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July 5, 2019 | Is It Illegal to Get Paid Under Minimum Wage in Ohio?

Is It Illegal to Pay Workers Less Than the Minimum Wage in Ohio? In the majority of circumstances, it is illegal to pay less than minimum wage to workers in Ohio. State law and federal rules enforced under the Fair Labor Standards Act do list some exemptions from Ohio’s minimum wage requirement, but those are

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April 23, 2019 | What Can I Do If I’m Not Getting Overtime Wages?

You would not normally suspect that employers would want to cheat their employees out of earned wages; however, it unfortunately does occur in the workplace. It especially common to see an employer refuse to pay overtime wages to employees even though they are mandated to do so in certain instances. There are a few extenuating

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June 14, 2018 | What to Know About Collective Actions Under the FLSA

The Fair Labor and Standards Act is a federal law that sets nationwide rules for a minimum hourly wage, overtime eligibility, work hours, working age, and notifying workers of their rights. Grounds for a collective action under the FLSA exist when a group of similarly situated employees have their rights violated in similar ways, usually

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October 13, 2017 | Do Tipped Employees Get Paid Overtime?

Yes. A tipped employee who works more than 40 hours during a workweek must receive overtime pay. The way this is calculated gets a little complicated, leaving plenty of room for an employer to try to deny overtime pay to a person who accepts tips as part of their cash compensation. Recognizing that an employer

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November 7, 2016 | What Does It Mean to Be Exempt From FLSA?

Being “exempt from the FLSA” means that an employee is not legally entitled to overtime pay, no matter how many hours he or she works. The federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) sets the laws for which workers qualify for extra hourly pay once they have worked 40 hours during a workweek. The FLSA laws

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