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July 28, 2018 | Ohio Labor Laws Breaks

What Do Ohio Labor Laws Say About Required Breaks? The Ohio Department of Commerce sets forth the rule for breaks throughout the work day as it related to minors who are under the age of 18.  Specifically, it says “No employer shall employ a minor more than 5 consecutive hours without a rest period of

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July 20, 2018 | Intermittent Leave of Absence

What You Should Know About Your Right to Take Intermittent FMLA Leave The most important thing to know about your right to take unpaid time off under the Family and Medical Leave Act is that you can use the leave for a few hours or a few days at a time. When you qualify to

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June 21, 2018 | What Are My Legal Options if I’m in a Hostile Work Environment in Ohio?

One of your most important rights as an employee is that you can demand that harassment and discrimination by co-workers, managers, and even customers or clients end. Federal and Ohio hostile work environment laws protect this right, but you may need to partner with an Ohio hostile work environment attorney to ensure your employer takes

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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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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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