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August 23, 2019 | What is the Minimum Wage in Ohio

Does Higher Minimum Wage in Ohio Benefit Employees? Want to start an argument? Suggest raising the minimum wage in Ohio. Everyone will have an opinion. Some will declare the minimum wage rate is too low, and others will argue that it is too high. A few will propose eliminating the minimum altogether. Very quickly, the

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July 23, 2019 | What Does an Unpaid Overtime Settlement Consist of in Ohio?

Under a federal law called the Fair Labor Standards Act and a similar state statute, employers in Ohio must pay most hourly workers time-and-one-half their hourly rate of pay for each hour worked over 40 hours in a workweek. Even employees who take tips like waitstaff and bartenders must receive overtime pay. But what happens

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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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