NondiscriminationAnti-Harassment Policy and Complaint Procedure

Nondiscrimination/Anti-Harassment Policy and Complaint Procedure in Ohio

Apr 10, 2023
By admin

Workplaces across all industries have certain policies in place to prevent discrimination and harassment.   Many of these policies are required to be posted to help educate employees about laws that may apply. These policies will typically apply to all employees.  If you find yourself thinking that you are a victim of workplace harassment or discrimination, this article should help you understand how to file a complaint. What is a Nondiscrimination and Anti-Harassment Policy? A nondiscrimination and anti-harassment policy is just...

What is the Administrative Exemption Under FLSA?

Jan 11, 2023
By Peter Friedmann

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is a federal law that grants all non-exempt employees the right to be paid at least the federal minimum wage for all hours worked. It also grants employees the right to overtime pay, which is one and a half times the regular pay rate for all hours worked over 40 hours a week. The FLSA covers all non-exempt employees – meaning employees who do not fall under one of the “exemptions” outlined in the...

If I Resign as Director Of Company, Will I Lose my Shares or Equity?

Dec 19, 2022
By Peter Friedmann

You may have been instrumental in creating a company, which resulted in you receiving shares or equity in that company. As organizations grow, they experience changes that may encourage the original creators to decide to move on to different ventures. For any number of reasons, a director of a company may choose to resign from his or her position. And while being a director does not necessarily make one a shareholder in a company, for those directors that do hold...

Can I Quit My Job if I Signed an Employment Contract?

Nov 28, 2022
By Peter Friedmann

Yes. You have an undeniable right to quit your job at any time for any reason. No one can force you to work against your will.  However, your contract likely dictates whether you need to give notice to your employer before resigning, along with describing what occurs if you leave your job before the employment period ends. Below, we take a look at some key questions that you may have about what happens if you break a work contract, how...

I Was Shorted Several Hours on My Last Paycheck. What Should I Do?

Nov 15, 2022
By Peter Friedmann

When you get paid by the hour, your employer has obligations under federal and state law to pay you for all hours worked. Additionally, companies need to pay most hourly employees at least time-and-a-half for each hour they work over 40 hours in a seven-day period or “workweek.” Similar wage and contract laws also guarantee fair pay, though usually not overtime, to employees who earn salaries. Those laws, primarily the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), further require employers to...